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Auction 189, Lot 269

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

Subject: Virginia

Period: 1822 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

18.4 x 12.2 inches
46.7 x 31 cm
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This map is on a full folio sheet (20.6 x 16.6") with English text below giving a brief description of the state’s boundaries, mountains and rivers, climate and "natural curiosities." Delineated by county, the map is filled with detail of cities and towns, wagon roads, drainage and topography. County development is current to 1820 with the addition of Morgan in the northern part of the state. Several battle sites in the Tidewater region including Jamestown, Yorktown and Norfolk are depicted with red flags. Engraved by Young & Delleker.

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 986.

Condition: B

There is some foxing and offsetting, and a centerfold separation at bottom that extends 5" into the image that has been closed on verso with old paper.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/14/2022