British Isles Ireland England Scotland Wales UK 1821 Carey Kneass historical mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Geographical and Historical Map of the British Empire.
(Old Maps, Europe, British Isles, United Kingdom, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, England).
Issued 1821, Philadelphia. Carey & Son. Engraved by Kneass.
Beautifully engraved early 19th century American-produced map. Printed on fine heavy paper with original hand color.
Map is surrounded by extensive historical and factual text, including commentary about history, commerce, topography, culture, religion, etc.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any age flaws minor, easy to overlook or forgive. Closed 2" split along bottom centerfold line which is easy to overlook when viewing the map.
Original center fold.
Sheet Measures c. 17 5/8"H x 22"W.
Engraved Map Area Measures c. 14"H x 12"W.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 151, et al.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, pp. 234.