Auction 162, Lot 253

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

Subject: Louisiana

Period: 1822 (published)

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

Color: Hand Color

12.9 x 11.6 inches
32.8 x 29.5 cm

The map is on a full folio sheet (20.8 x 16.8") 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+

Light toning primarily along the centerfold and left side of the map.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $425

Closed on 4/26/2017