[carey and lea] a complete historical, chronological, and geographical american atlas, being a guide to the history of north and south america, and the west indiesto the year 1822.
Carey lea: american atlas vermont - b375 - 1823 | antiques, maps, atlases & globes, north america maps | ebay matthew carey antique atlas maps, lea american girl dolls, vermont american reciprocating saws, vermont american circular saws, vermont american power buffers. His first map was published in 1794 and his first american atlas in 1795 as a supplement to his edition of william guthrie’s geography textbook carey turned his business over to his son henry and son-in-law isaac lea in 1822, who turned away from cartographic publishing after matthew’s retirement. Original delaware antique map carey lea 1822 for sale free shipping to the usa low international rates antique maps antique maps on sale united states antique maps and geographical american atlas, being a guide to the history of north and south america, and the west indies published by carey and lea in philadelphia 1822.
Publication note: this was the first american atlas that was modeled on le sage's plan of having explanatory text surrounding the maps 1st edition fielding lucas engraved most of the maps the 1823 edition was unchanged in most copies, a few have minor map updates, and one (see our copy) has all of the 1827 edition maps while still retaining. Full title: (title page to) a complete historical, chronological, and geographical american atlas, being a guide to the history of north and south america, and the west indies to the year 1822 according to the plan of le sage's atlas and intended as a companion to lavoisne's improvement of that.
Antique maps from carey and lea's important american atlas (philadelphia, 1825. In 1822, henry charles carey and isaac lea published their american atlas this volume was based on emmanuel las cases' atlas historique of 1803, with updated maps and text modified by carey, a political economist. Carey and lea's 1823 publication of james account perhaps explains the prior inclusion of this map with long expedition information in their atlas on this famous map is the printed legend, which would perpetuate a myth for many years to come, identifying the high plains as the great american desert.
As interest in collecting antique maps has increased rapidly over recent years, their values have consistently risen and served as an additional incentive for investing in these rarities statistical and historic map of massachusetts by carey & lea philadelphia, 1823 18 x 22 image 23-1/2 x 27 image responsible for producing the first. Map of north carolina carey, h c lea, i 1822 view larger, zoomable image (turn off pop-up blocker) full title: geographical, historical, and statistical map of.
Responsible for producing the first atlas of an american state, he later noted that south carolina was now acknowledged to be in advance of her sister states the legend of each map bears the surveyor's name and notes that the map was improved for mills' atlas, 1825. This map is from a complete historical, chronological, and geographical american atlas, first issued in 1822 by henry carey and isaac lea of the philadelphia firm matthew carey & sons the success of this atlas is indicated by several re-issues in the 1820s, as well as a french edition issued in 1825.
Wheat extensively discusses and praises the long map, including the one that appeared in the 1822 and 1823 editions of carey & lea’s atlas wheat 348 “carey and lea’s atlas of 1822 carried a ‘north america’ on which, along with pike’s vagaries, is displayed long’s discovery of the true course of the canadian, while missouri.