Engraving. Mild browning down center, but overall a good example. Drawn by F. Lucas Jr. Engraved by Young & Delleker. Sheet size: 17 1/2 x 21 3/4". Inventory#: p1905pmat. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Geographical, Statistical, and Historical ...
Publisher: Carey & Lea
Publication Date: 1822
Book Condition: Good
Book Description H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia, 1823. No binding. Condition: Very Good. Paper size 17.5 x 22 wide, text & image size 16-1/2 x 20-1/4 inches and actual map image size (map border) : 9-1/4 x 13-1/2 inches. Hand-colored map surrounded by statistical data, 'Geographical, Statistical and Historical Map of Upper and Lower Canada, and the Other British Possessions in North America.' Originally issued as folded now flat with the fold slightly covering the p in map and the s in possessions in the top heading. Small gray mark in in border next to "commerce" text on bottom left. Overall condition is very good other than noted above. Map and references for the British Empire in Canada, from Carey and Lea's 'A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas. The map extends from Newfoundland in the east to Lake of the Woods in the west; a very vibrant, strong impression. The text describes Lower Canada, Upper Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. With text below map and at both sides, pertaining to topography, climate, lands, towns, roads and canals, education, government and history. Seller Inventory # 4142
Book Description HC Carey and I Lea, Philadelphia (Chestnut Street), 1822. VG w/minimal centerfold and margin browning. The original hand-colored image is clear and bright, with the surrounding letterpress text (the first American publisher and first American atlas to do this on a map; this is the first year of issue of this atlas) detailing aspects of population, climate, government. Text also on Nova Scotia nd New Brunswick. From the first edition of "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas.". This is a nice map. The map image is 25x36cm (10x14 inches); the entire image is 42x55cm (16.5x21.5 inches). Seller Inventory # 1103