Catalog: Details: List 105-42
[Alaska] Buchon, Carte Geographique, Statistique, Et Historique Des Possessions Russes. Paris, 1825. 14¾ x 17¼; with text 16¼ x 17¼ Original color, VG. With Aleutian islands inset. Place names are primarily along the coast with much of the interior allocated to the "Grande Nation D'Esquimaux." Text describes Russian settlements (Sitka, or New Archangel, has a population of about 1,000 with 60 dwellings). Refers to the 1825 treaty between the Czar and the King of England. $425.00
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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