Auction 101, Lot 120

"Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika", Handtke, Friedrich H.

Subject: United States

Period: 1849 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26.8 x 20.3 inches
68.1 x 51.6 cm

Four sheets make up this map of the United States and provide an excellent view, particularly of the American West with large western territories; Missouri, Minnesota, Indian, Oregon, Utah, New Mexico and California. The boundary with British Columbia is correct and the boundary with Mexico falls along the Gila River. A key shows the states and territories, with populations (1840), number of counties and size. Published by Carl Flemming.

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Condition: A+

Four sheets joined.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $240

Closed on 12/4/2002

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