Auction 96, Lot 168

"Louisiana", Carey, Mathew

Subject: Louisiana

Period: 1814 (published)


Color: Hand Color

17.2 x 15.5 inches
43.7 x 39.4 cm

This is one of the earliest large format maps of the state to appear in a commercial atlas. There is very little development except along the Mississippi River. However, the map includes nice detail of the existing roads, towns, rivers, and lakes.


Condition: B

Original outline color. Six inch clean fold split at bottom with archival tape repair on verso. Uniform toning with some scattered foxing at bottom.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/12/2001