Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

CAREY & LEA J. Finlayson (illustrator)

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Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: Carey & Lea
Date Published: 1822

Description: Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 15"x 14.5", image plus text measures 16.5" x 20.5".

Comments: Beautiful map of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on a large scale. An explanation of colonial activity is provided as well as the publisher's signature text surround pertaining to history, climate and culture. The map was printed in Carey & Lea's "Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas". Very good condition with no chips or tears or foxing. The Philadelphia-based firm of Carey & Lea of Philadelphia was one of the most important publishers in the early 19th-century United States. Run by Mathew Carey (1760-1839) and Isaac Lea (1792-1886), the company worked with both books and maps, specializing particularly in political commentary.

Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Maps

Book ID: 249021


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