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Auction 166, Lot 210

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

Subject: Connecticut

Period: 1822 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

11.4 x 9.6 inches
29 x 24.4 cm
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This map was finely engraved by Young & Delleker. It shows the state with a population of only 275,000 as compared to today's number of nearly 3.6 million. Eight counties are named and there is a good network of wagon roads. Norwalk, Fairfield, New Haven, New London, Fort Trumbull, and Mystic are marked with flags to indicate "places remarkable for battles, sieges, &c." The map is on a full folio sheet (21.6 x 17.6") and flanked with English text giving a brief description of the state’s boundaries, productions, rivers, climate, chief towns, commerce, education, and religion.


Condition: A

On a bright sheet with a couple of edge tears confined to the blank margins that have been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 2/14/2018