Antique Map Auction Sale No. 110 - closed 3/2/2005
An attractive map of the Americas that also includes a good bit of western Europe and Africa. A Northwest Passage is shown through North America, beginning at the Great Lakes and ending in a large river emptying into the Pacific at about 50 deg. N. latitude. The entire western part of North America is virtually blank. The northwest coastline is delineated by a dotted line terminating with a notation concerning the Russian explorations in 1743 in the region of Alaska. Simple title cartouche and nice compass rose.