Pennsylvania state 1825 Buchon Carey & Lea map geographical historical climateBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de la Pensylvanie.
(North America, United States, Pennsylvania Geography, Statistical & Historical).
Issued 1825, Paris, by Buchon after Carey & Lea. Engraved by B. de Beaupre.
Lovely early 19th century engraved map, with original hand color that has age mellowed to a patina unique to this location and era.
Surrounding the map, in French, is an encyclopedic wealth of information on early Pennsylvania, including geography, demographic information, governmental information, a list of governors, economic details, and a history of the state.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, remaining clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example.
Sheet measures c. 21" H x 27" W.
Printed area measures c. 17 1/2" x 24" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1.