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Auction 168, Lot 272

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

Subject: New York

Period: 1822 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

17.9 x 11.8 inches
45.5 x 30 cm
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This attractive, early 19th century map of New York includes a "Profile of Levels of the Grand Canal" (Erie Canal) and descriptive text concerning the topography, natural curiosities, and more. Counties, roads, towns, rivers, and forts are included on map. Hamilton and Herkimer counties are labeled Wild Unsettled Country. County development is current for 1822 with the recent organization of Erie, Monroe, and Livingston counties. Drawn by Fielding Lucas, Jr. and engraved by J. Yeager. On a full sheet with text measuring 18.0 x 11.7".

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 509.

Condition: B+

Original color with faint offsetting, a few minor spots, and archival repairs to short centerfold separations at top and bottom.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 6/6/2018