Asia Geographical Statistical Historical facts India China 1821 Carey large mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Asia.
Asia: Drawn from the Best Authorities for the Elucidation of Lavoisne's Genealogical, historical, Chronological, & Geographical Atlas.
(Asia- Arabia- Persia- India- China- Tibet- Tatary- Siberia).
Issued 1821, Philadelphia. Carey & Son. Engraved by J. Yeager.
Beautifully engraved early 19th century American-produced map. Printed on fine heavy paper with original hand color.
Map is surrounded by historical and factual extensive text, including commentary about history, commerce, topography, etc.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any age flaws minor, easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold.
Sheet Measures c. 17 5/8"H x 22"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 12 1/4"H x 12 1/4"W.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 151, et al.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, pp. 234.