Rhode Island 1825 map Carey & Lea Buchon French History Geography ClimateBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique du Rhode-Island.
(North America, United States, Rhode Island, Block Island).
Issued 1825, Paris, by Buchon after Carey & Lea. Engraved by Apes.
Lovely early 19th century engraved map, with original hand color. Fairly uncommon and perfect for display purposes due to large format size.
Surrounding the map, in French, is an wealth of historical and topographical information on early Rhode Island, including the geography, terrain, climate, waters, demographic and governmental information, a list of governors, economic details, and an overview history of the state.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold line, 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