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Auction 92, Lot 178

"Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Michigan Territory", Carey & Lea

Subject: Michigan

Period: 1823 (published)

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

Color: Hand Color

10.7 x 14.5 inches
27.2 x 36.8 cm

This is the second edition of the first separate map of Michigan Territory, 14 years before statehood. There is no development and little detail with the exception of a few forts, towns and "new settlements". The "Indian Line" separates the territory with seven counties named, but undesignated, in the southern section. Two panels of English text flank the map providing fascinating details of the new territory and noting the total population at 8,896.

References: Karpinski #91.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $600

Closed on 9/13/2000