Paris: J. Carez, 1825. 1st Edition Thus. Near Fine. Item #13320
A SPECTACULAR 1825 French hand-colored map of Pennsylvania from Lucas' 1822 map, which breaks down county populations by Whites and Free Blacks.
"Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de la Pensylvanie"
Originally published in 1822 by Carey and Lea and then revised and republished in 1825 by J. A. C. Buchon (1791-1846 ) in a French edition entitled Atlas Geographique des Deux Ameriques, printed by J. Carez.
Fielding Lucas, Jr. (1781-1854), a Baltimore mapmaker and publisher, drew the map. original hand-coloring.
Shown on the map are parts of Maryland, Delaware, New York and New jersey. Printed on the same page as the map is geographical, statistical, and historical information about Pennsylvania, such as descriptions of the state's important rivers, a list of Governors since its founding as well as important French and Indian & Revolutionary War Battles, such as Braddock's Defeat, Brandywine and Germantown.
This map also gives brief accounts of the state's principal cities, such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Reading, Carlisle and others.
This map measures 26.5" X 19 3/4 and is PERFECT for framing and display!