Auction 150, Lot 260

"Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of New York", Carey & Lea

Subject: New York

Period: 1822 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.1 x 11.8 inches
46 x 30 cm

Great early 19th century map of New York with "Profile of Levels of the Grand Canal" (Erie Canal) and descriptive text concerning the topography, natural curiosities, and more. Counties, roads, towns, rivers, and forts are included on map. Hamilton and Herkimer counties are labeled Wild Unsettled Country. County development is current for 1822 with the recent organization of Erie, Monroe, and Livingston counties. Drawn by Fielding Lucas, Jr. and engraved by J. Yeager. Sheet with text measures 20.6 x 16.4".

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Condition: A

Original color with a hint of offsetting and a single light spot along the bottom neatline of the map image.

Estimate: $190 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/17/2014

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