Principal Lakes compared in Western Hemisphere 1832 Carey & Lea engraved printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A Comparative View of the Principal Lakes of the Western Hemisphere.
(Western Hemisphere, Lakes of the World, Great Lakes, Great Bear Lake, Lake Titicaca, Lake Champlain).
Issued 1832, Philadelphia by Carey & Lea for Starling. Engraved by P.E. Hamm.
Comparison of these bodies of water.
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.