Auction 106, Lot 92

"North America", Pinkerton, John

Subject: North America

Period: 1812 (circa)

Publication: Modern Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
27.7 x 19.7 inches
70.4 x 50 cm

This is a great early nineteenth century map based on Arrowsmith's seminal map and one of the first atlas maps to show the discoveries of Lewis and Clark. A note reads "Course of the Missouri according to Capt. Lewis" with its tributaries labeled R. Jefferson, Madison R. and Gallatin R. Pinkerton also includes a variety of information about the various Native American tribes and nations throughout the west.

References: Wheat [TMW] #311.

Condition: A

Beautifully engraved and colored. Centerfold reinforced with tissue. Some faint offsetting, overall very good.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $700

Closed on 3/3/2004

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