Auction 102, Lot 231

"Amer. Sep. Partie du Mexique. No. 47", Vandermaelen, Philippe Marie Guillaume

Subject: Utah

Period: 1827 (published)

Publication: Atlas Universel…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 17 inches
34.3 x 43.2 cm

Covers most of today's Utah and a little of the four corners area. An early attempt at a mostly unknown area results in some large errors in river and mountain locations and names. Vandermaelen's atlas was the first one produced through the process of lithography. On a full sheet (22 x 18.5") with text at left. A rarely seen sheet in very good condition.

References: Wheat (TMW) 378; Moffat #3.

Condition: A

Two tiny holes in title and outside of map, else very good. Wide margins, fine paper and nice impression.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/5/2003

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