Auction 150, Lot 243

"Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Massachusetts", Carey & Lea

Subject: Massachusetts

Period: 1822 (circa)

Publication: A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.3 x 11.8 inches
46.5 x 30 cm

This map of Massachusetts appears on a full folio sheet (20.8 x 16.5") and has English text beneath it describing natural resources, islands, capes, climate, civil divisions, and more. It depicts county lines current for 1821, just after Maine gained its statehood from Massachusetts in 1820. There is good detail of rivers, mountains, roads, and towns throughout the map. Drawn by Fielding Lucas and engraved by J. Yeager.

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Condition: A

Original color with minor soiling and several short centerfold separations that have been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/17/2014

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