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[Arkansas Territory] Buchon, Carte Geographique, Statistique Et Historique Du Territoire D'Arkansas. Paris, 1825. 14 x 14; with text 18 x 24. Original outline color. Fine. French edition of Long's important western map with the plains as a Great Desert. Attractive pastel color. Lists population by county (only 7), divided among Whites, Free Blacks, Slaves, and "Others." $750.00

Brothers-in-law Henry C. Carey and Isaac Lea established their partnership in 1822, the same year they issued their Complete Historical, Chronological and Geographical Atlas of the United States>. In 1825 it was translated into French and published by Buchon in Paris. The revised American edition appeared in 1827.

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