Antique Map Auction Sale No. 109 - closed 12/1/2004
Fine pastel full-wash coloring depicts national claims. Russian Possessions extend from Alaska all the way into British Columbia, the southern portion here named New Caledonia. The United States extends to Oregon Territory and the Canadian/U.S. border is left blank in the west. Numerous Indian tribes are located. LLake Timpanogosis large and extends into Snake Indian territory in today's Idaho. L. Salade is the source of the Buenaventura River that flows into the Pacific at San Francisco, here called the Bay of Sr. F. Drake. The Great Basin is labeled Unexplored Country. Canada is labeled Rupert's Land. A very nice example of a map that is increasingly scarce. Well engraved by Young & Delleker.