[CAREY, Henry Charles (1793-1879) and Isaac LEA (1792-1886)]
Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Illinois. [Philadelphia, 1822].
Hand-colored engraved map of Illinois, image 423 x 529 mm (445 x551 mm sheet) matted and framed. Three text borders describing the rivers, climate, chief towns, government and history of Illinois. (Short tear to vertical fold at top repaired on verso, slight toning to sheet edge.) THE EARLIEST OBTAINABLE MAP OF ILLINOIS, which had been granted statehood in 1818. The map shows 19 counties in southern Illinois, and the boundary lands to the west. Chicago is named, and the map includes boundary lines of Native American territory in the north.
Estimate $ 400-600