Philadelphia, PA: Carey & Lea, 1822. First Edition. Unbound. Very good- condition. Item #005211
22.25" (width) x 17.5" (height) printed sheet, with images of North America and South America side by side, totalling 15.25" x 8.75" of hand-colored maps centered at top of sheet (five color). Excellent condition, with minimal browing to center fold, which is offsetting from original glue from reverse hinge. Dark spot of staining at top edge of margin, near title of map. Small tear to bottom fold. Minor browning to margins of sheet, easily framed out. An attractive image, suitable for office/library display or gift. Includes an extra sheet of letterpress to accomodate the large image size. Shows Lake of the Woods (northwest of Lake Superior) all the way east to Newfoundland; Indian territory is marked as such. Originally bound in an atlas titled "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical Atlas, Being A Guide to the History of North and South America, and the West Indies: Exhibiting an Accurate Account of the Discovery, Settlement, and Progress of their Various Kingdoms, States, Provinces, &c. Together with Wars, Celebrated Battles, and Remarkable Events, to the Year 1822. According to the Plan of LeSage's Atlas, and Intended as a Companion to Lavoisne's Improvement of that Celebrated Work." Americana.