Auction 105, Lot 97

"Amerique du Nord", Dufour, Auguste-Henri

Subject: North America

Period: 1862 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22 x 29.7 inches
55.9 x 75.4 cm

Large and handsome map of North America including Central America and the West Indies. The map is filled with interesting information concerning the ocean currents and shipping lanes with great detail of even tiny islands. In the western United States are early transitional territorial boundaries and the proposed new territories of Nevada, Arizona and Colona (the pre-Colorado territorial name). The map includes marvelous detail including Indian names, forts, and roads.


Condition: A

Couple of tiny tears in margins, well away from map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/3/2003