Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Rhode Island.

Carey & Lea

Published by Carey & Lea, 1822
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Engraving with hand-coloring. From A Complete Historical, Chronological and Geographical American Atlas, Being a Guide to the History of North and South America and the West Indies.To the Year 1822 According to the Plan of Le Sage's Atlas and Intended As a Companion to Lavoisine's Improvement Of That Celebrated Work. No. 13. Drawn by F. Lucas Jr. J. Yeager, Sculp. Sheet size: 17 1/2 x 22". Inventory#: p985pmat. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Geographical, Statistical, and Historical ...
Publisher: Carey & Lea
Publication Date: 1822
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Book Condition: Very Good

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Carey, Henry Charles & Isaac Lea.
Published by Carey & Lea., Philadelphia. (1822)
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Book Description Carey & Lea., Philadelphia., 1822. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. .FULL COLOR.FROM "A COMPLETE HISTORICAL, CHRONOLOGICAL, AND GEOGRAPHICAL AMERICAN ATLAS, Being a Guide To The History Of North and South America, and the West Indies: Exhibiting an Accurate Account of the Discovery, Settlement, and Progress of their Various Kingdoms, States, Provinces, etc. Together with the Wars, Celebrated Battles, and Remarkable Events, To the Year 1822. According to the Plan of Le Sage's Atlas, and Intended as a Companion to LaVoisne's Improvement of that Celebrated Work".MAP #13 from FIRST EDITION ATLAS.DRAWN BY F. LUCAS.SCUPLTED BY J. YEAGER.SHEET MEASURES 22" W x 17"H. MAP MEASURES 12" W x 10" H and is SURROUNDED BY TEXT ON 3 SIDES and is DIVIDED INTO COUNTIES.Center fold.EDGES NEAT.MAP CLEAN.A VERY NICE MAP!. Seller Inventory # 018406

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Book Description Carey & Lea, Philadelphia, 1822. unbound. Condition: very good(+). Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 16.5" x 20.25". Page measures 17.5" x 21.75". Great double page map of Rhode Island divided into counties. Shows towns, major routes and waterways. Includes information pertaining to history, climate and culture. Light scattered foxing to margins, and slight toning along centerfold. From "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas." of 1822. Seller Inventory # 203675

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Rhode Island] Carey, Henry and Lea, Isaac
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Book Description Philadelphia, 1823. Condition: Very good condition. Fine original hand colored map of Rhode Island from the first edition of Carey and Lea's 'A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas, being a Guide to the History of North and South America, and the West Indies . to the Year 1822', the best atlas of nineteenth century America. By the 1820's Rhode Island was one of the most industrialized states; the text notes that there were more than 90 cotton mills established. Brown University is noted under 'Education': [It] is one of the most flourishing and respectable literary institutions . in 1819 there were 126 students." With text below map and at both sides, pertaining to topography, climate, lands, towns, roads and canals, education, government and history. This map, according to History Detectives (Season 6, Episode 4: Lincoln Forgery) was evidently part of an Abraham Lincoln memorabilia scam in which a forger named Harry Sickles worked with Eugene Field II to pass off items in Field's collection as Lincoln items. Sickles and Field managed to convince William P. Brown, the still living coachman of Abraham Lincoln, that they wanted his signature on the verso of their items. Brown's signature, and the notary's signature are genuine; the text referring to the map being given by Mrs. Lincoln to Brown in 1866 was added by the forger. This is the handwritten note on the verso: "This is from the collection of old books, papers, maps, etc presented to her coachman, Wm. P Brown, by Mrs. Lincoln in 1866. (Signed) Wm P Brown. The signatures are genuine. (Signed) Frank E. Thatcher". There is a blue notary stamp, (Muskegon County, Mich. 1933) and a circular blind stamp. Howe's C133. Image size: 20 3/4 x 16 1/2" on paper 22 1/4 x 17 1/2". Seller Inventory # 15974

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