Auction 106, Lot 141

"The Northwestern Territories of the United States", Brookes, Richard

Subject: United States - Midwest

Period: 1812 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.6 x 7.6 inches
24.4 x 19.3 cm

An unusual map depicting from Michigan through Lake of the Woods and Lake Winnipeg. The Great Lakes are slightly distorted and include the spurious islands in Lake Superior. The map concentrates on the rivers and only a few towns and forts are shown. Peculiar mountain ranges are depicted in hachure.

References:

Condition: B

Top margin extended with facsimile of neatline at right. Couple of minor creases.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $250

Closed on 3/3/2004

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