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Auction 105, Lot 92

"A New and Accurate Map of North America from the best Authorities", Carey, Mathew

Subject: North America

Period: 1814 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.5 x 13.7 inches
36.8 x 34.8 cm

Delicately engraved with minimal details. Extends to show the northern part of South America and all of the Caribbean. Texas is named and is part of a huge tract of land that extends to Canada and includes all of present-day California, Oregon and Washington. Alaska and Cook's River are located. The Columbia River is shown.

References:

Condition: B

Professional repairs to corners and along centerfold with some small areas of loss. Splits top and bottom centerfold, into map border. Scattered foxing and toned along centerfold.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/3/2003

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