Auction 104, Lot 98

"[Lot of 2] Amerique Septentrionale [together with] Amerique Meridionale", Delamarche, Charles Francois

Subject: America

Period: 1820 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 7.2 inches
21.6 x 18.3 cm

Nice pair of maps engraved by Blondeau. The map of North America shows a virtually blank western region with a R. de l'Ouest nearly connecting the Mississippi with the Pacific. Quivira is located in present-day Utah and Albion in Southern California. The United States are confined east of the Mississippi. The map of South America is quite simple with little detail. Sizes vary slightly.

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Condition: B

Issued folding. Slight color offsetting. Old tape stains in blank margins, well away from maps.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/10/2003

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