Kingdom of France Bourbon Restoration 1821 Carey large military historical mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Geographical and Historical Map of France.
(Old Maps, Europe, Kingdom of France, Bourbon Restoration, France in Departments, Paris, Lyon, Marseilles, Dijon, Bordeaux, Aix-en-Provence).
Issued 1821, Philadelphia. Carey & Son. Engraved by Kneass & Young.
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, military battles, commerce, topography, culture, religion, etc.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any age flaws minor, easy to overlook or forgive. Closed 3" 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 Area Measures c. "H x "W.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 151, et al.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, pp. 234.