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Map Of Alabama. Carey, H. C. ; Lea, I. 1822

Map Of Alabama. / Carey, H. C. ; Lea, I. / 1822
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Full Title: Geographical, Historical, And Statistical Map Of Alabama. Alabama. No. 30. Drawn by F. Lucas Junr. B. Tanner Sc.

Author: Carey, H. C. ; Lea, I.

Date: 1822

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Author: Carey, H. C. ; Lea, I.

Date: 1822

Short Title: Map Of Alabama.

Publisher: Phila: H.C. Carey & I. Lea

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 42

Object Width cm: 52

Scale 1: 2,154,240

Note: In full color by county or region surrounded by text.

Reference: P1373a-30.

State / Province: Alabama

Full Title: Geographical, Historical, And Statistical Map Of Alabama. Alabama. No. 30. Drawn by F. Lucas Junr. B. Tanner Sc.

List No: 0122.025

Series No: 29

Engraver or Printer: Lucas, F. Jr. ; Tanner, Benjamin, 1775-1848

Published In: 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 Celebrated Work. Philadelphia: H.C. Carey And I. Lea, Chestnut Street. 1822. (on verso) ... T.H. Palmer, Printer.

Publication Author: Carey, H. C. ; Lea, I.

Publication Date: 1822

Publication Reference: P1373a; Howes C133.

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 the 1823 title page and most of the text. The 1827 edition includes much new material, with all the maps and text updated, except for the Washington, D.C., and Michigan maps. A French edition by Buchon was published in 1825, an abridged London edition in 1823 (see our copies), and a German edition by C.F. Weiland in 1824-1828 (P1225, Espenhorst 1.6.3). The maps are beautifully drawn and colored. Lucas went on to publish his own General Atlas in 1823, using similar maps but without the text. Rebound into half leather tan paper covered boards with "American Atlas. 1822." stamped in gilt along the spine.

Publication List No: 0122.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 49

Publication Height cm: 46

Publication Width cm: 32

Image No: 0122025

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