Auction 154, Lot 238

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

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1822 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

9.2 x 11.5 inches
23.4 x 29.2 cm

This first edition map is on a full folio sheet (22.0 x 17.6") with surrounding text describing boundaries, climate, chief towns, religion, commerce, government, and history. The finely engraved map delineates rivers, roads, towns and counties. Thirteen counties are named with the principle battle sites in the state identified by small red flags including Trenton, Princeton, Monmouth and Springfield.

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 489.

Condition: B+

Original color with just a few spots of foxing and short centerfold separations at top and bottom that have been closed on verso with archival material. There is a small hole in a blank area of the text at left.

Estimate: $170 - $200


Closed on 9/16/2015