Auction 155, Lot 281

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

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1824 (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 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. Fourteen counties are named with Warren County created from Sussex County in the northwestern portion of the state, indicating the map was published circa 1824. The principle battle sites in the state are identified by small red flags including Trenton, Princeton, Monmouth and Springfield.

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 489.

Condition: B+

Original color with light toning along the centerfold and a centerfold separation that just passes the neatline at bottom.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 11/18/2015