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[Mexico] Carey & Lea, Geographical, Statistical And Historical Map of Mexico. Philadelphia, 1822. 15 x 14; with text 14 x 17. Full original color. Faint centerfold discoloration, else VG. Cites Humboldt. Small flags locate presidios (fortified settlements), crosses identify mines, trails are indicated. Caption by the Great Salt Lake states "western limits...are unknown." From lower California to "mouths of the Mississippi" and from the Yucatan to 40 north. $500.00

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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