Catalog Archive
Auction 151, Lot 95

"Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Upper and Lower Canada, and the Other British Possessions in North America", Carey & Lea

Subject: Canada

Period: 1822 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

14.2 x 9.8 inches
36.1 x 24.9 cm

This map, alternately titled British Possessions in North America, appears on a full folio sheet (20.7 x 16.4") and is surrounded by English text describing the topography, climate, population, and major towns in Lower Canada, Upper Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick. The map includes the Great Lakes and extends to the west as far as the Lake of the Woods and east to Newfoundland. Part of Hudson Bay is shown. In Upper Canada are Gloucester, Osnabugh, Henley, Michpecoten Cat Lake, and Red Land Houses of the Ojibwa. Montreal and Quebec appear in Lower Canada. Drawn by Fielding Lucas, Jr. and engraved by Young and Delleker.


Condition: A

A dark impression on watermarked paper with original color. There is faint offsetting, short archivally repaired centerfold separations at top and bottom, and toning confined to the sheet's edges.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 11/19/2014