Antebellum South United States Texas to Virginia Georgia LA 1832 miniature mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
United States Southern Part.
(North America, United States, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Louisiana, Arkansas).
Issued 1832, Philadelphia by Carey & Lea for Starling. Engraved by J.H. Young.
Missouri Territory is shown above Texas lower left.
Charming little early 19th century American produced map, engraved with original hand color. A gem miniature, precisely engraved with great delicacy and skill.
Paper has uniformly toned to give the map a unique mellow visual glow unlike anything modern.
A very nice looking example, most pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 6 3/4" H x 4 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 5 1/2" H x 3 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.