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All Measurements Are In Inches; Height Precedes Width. Here is an Absolutely Beautiful & Extremely Rare Antique Early 19th Century 1825 Hand-Colored Double-Page French Copper Engraving Map of Massachusetts titled "Carte Géographique, Statistique Et Historique De Massachusetts" No. The cartographer was'Jean Alexandre C.The Map was published from the first edition of this important atlas, Atlas Géographique, Statistique, Historique et Chronologique des deux Amériques et des Îles Adjacentes; Traduit de l'Atlas Exécuté en Amérique d'après Lesage, avec de Nombreuses Corrections et Augmentations (1825), illustrating the countries of the two Americas with all maps colored by hand. We currently have another similar rare map by Buchon's 1825 atlas of "New York", so please have a look! Fonderie Et Imprimerie De J.
Carez', as appears printed lower right in the outer margin area just beneath the border line Translates: Foundry and Printing by J. Other info from publication:'A Paris, A la librairie de J. Carez, Editeur, Rue Haute feuille, No. Chez Verdiere, Quai des Augustins, No.Chez Bossange, pere, Rue de Richelieu, No. The Map is on beautiful medium-heavy weight cream-colored wove paper stock with deckled edges, and is in Excellent Rare+ condition for its antique 190+ year old age with no color fade. The sheet size with margins is 21-3/16" x 26-3/4".
Only a few very tiny outer margin edge tears (less than 1/8) which are completely negligible since the outer margins can easily be matted & framed out and aren't even worth mentioning. The center fold is completely intact with no tears.
Very light & small faint foxing specks here & there on the sheet, and only a few brown spots here & there on the sheet as well. Normal toning of the stock from age and a little more so around the outer margin edges. Slight small crescent-creasing here & there on the sheet, as well as a few other light creases here & there. Slight outer margin edge wear with some dents & dings here & there-also negligible.This beautiful antique early 19th C. Map would make a wonderful addition to any cartography or art collection, and has never been framed which is always more desirable to collectors since it has never been exposed to older non-archival materials, matburn or lightfade. 9:30-5:30 EST SUMMER HOURS: Tues-Fri, 9:30-4, Sats. Our customers have greatly appreciated their well-packed & well-protected artwork as our feedback clearly shows. We have unfortunately been on the receiving end of poorly-packed artwork and we wouldn't wish that on our worst enemies. Law we are unable to mark a smaller amount or to declare the item a gift, sample, or anything other than merchandise prints/paintings etc, so PLEASE DO NOT ASK. We are a respectable business & must transact our auctions honestly & by the law. We would be liable and would get in trouble if there were any complications. Note: Some Combined Rates may be higher due to Combined Weight changes or Oversized (OS1) dimensions, for items such as: Framed items, multiple paintings on canvas, oversized items etc.
We make every effort to pack artwork securely and carefully as per the items' specifications. BOXES Meibohm Fine Arts, Inc. We are completely honest with our'Item Descriptions' (even to a fault) and our customers have appreciated it, as our feedback clearly shows.This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps". The seller is "meibohm_fine_arts" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.