Auction 154, Lot 255

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

Subject: Ohio

Period: 1822 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

9.6 x 11.9 inches
24.4 x 30.2 cm

This early map of Ohio is on a full folio sheet (22.4 x 17.8") with English text below and on sides concerning the state's topography, climate, population, history, and other fascinating information. The locations of several battles and sieges are indicated with flags, with a few concentrated around Fort Meigs. Indian reservations are marked throughout the state with dotted lines. The disputed Toledo Strip appears in between Ohio and Michigan's border claims. Population chart of counties in 1810 and 1820 shows the rapidly increasing emigration of the period. There are only a couple of roads shown, with most of the state connected by trails. Drawn by Fielding Lucas, Jr. and engraved by Boyd.

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 628.

Condition: B+

Original color with light toning along the centerfold and faint offsetting in the map image.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/16/2015