Auction 102, Lot 100

"Carte Generale de l'Amerique du Nord et des Iles qui en Dependent", Dufour, Auguste-Henri

Subject: North America

Period: 1849 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 12.7 inches
50.3 x 32.3 cm

Interesting map with great pre-Gadsden Purchase western borders. The west is composed of only California, Utah, New Mexico, Oregon and NW Territory and Alaska is Russian Territory. Good detail throughout the Caribbean. A very fine example of Dufour's work with title in fancy script.

References:

Condition: A

Some very light offsetting in ocean. Folding as issued with small strip of paper laid in at binding trim, not affecting map. A few spots in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/5/2003

Archived