Auction 100, Lot 100

"Carte de M Danville du Nord de l'Amerique", Anon.

Subject: North America - Arctic

Period: 1789 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.8 x 7.8 inches
35.1 x 19.8 cm

An unusual small map of the Arctic regions of North America and the coast of Asia showing only coastal place names. Alaska is fairly well formed. A passage between Repulse Bay and the Arctic Ocean is noted as discovered by Cluny in 1768. There is also a notation spanning Canada concerning the long sought after Northwest Passage.

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Condition: B

Folding as issued with minor soil.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/12/2002

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