Auction 154, Lot 212

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

Subject: Indiana

Period: 1822 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

8.8 x 11.3 inches
22.4 x 28.7 cm

The map is on a full folio sheet (20.8 x 16.5") surrounded by English text giving a brief description of Indiana's boundaries, rivers, climate, chief towns, government and history. The finely engraved map delineates the counties, roads, and major towns. Development is confined to the southern portion of the state, with the large Delaware and Wabash counties occupying the middle of the state. The Indian Boundary line is prominently depicted in the north. Drawn by Fielding Lucas, Jr. and engraved by Young & Delleker.

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 333.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression with original color and light soiling. There are archival repairs to a short separation at bottom that enters the descriptive text and a tear that just passes the neatline at top, as well as an unrepaired separation at top that enters the title.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/16/2015