Auction 154, Lot 217

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

Subject: Louisiana

Period: 1822 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

13 x 12.7 inches
33 x 32.3 cm

The map is on a full folio sheet (21.7 x 17.6") surrounded by English text giving a brief description of the state's boundaries, rivers, climate, chief towns, government and history. The finely engraved map delineates counties, rivers and marshes, and major towns. In the northern portion of the state the "Claims under Baron Bastrop's Title" are identified. Engraved by Kneass.

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 373.

Condition: B+

A strong impression with original color and faint toning. There is a short centerfold separation at bottom that just enters the descriptive text.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/16/2015