Auction 99, Lot 95

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

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1822 (circa)

Publication: American Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.8 x 16.5 inches
52.8 x 41.9 cm

Two maps on a sheet surrounded by text. North America is about 8 x 9"" and South America is 7 x 9". In the United States there is a large North West Territory and Arkansas Territory with the rest of the West unnamed. Mexico extends through Texas, the Southwest and California. Part of Alaska is shown and labeled Russian Settlements.

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Condition: B

Very fine impression and coloring. Map is very good save for an area with some offsetting. Lower portion of text split, and short tear, as is often seen with this series. An area of marginal chipping at both sides.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/12/2002

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