Auction 107, Lot 118

"Freistaat von Nord America", Lilienstern, R. von

Subject: United States

Period: 1824 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

17.7 x 13.5 inches
45 x 34.3 cm

Scarce and unusual German map featuring primarily topography. Twenty-nine states and territories are outlined and named in a panel at bottom. A huge Louisiana stretches to the Rockies and the Canadian border, the border with New Spain is per the Treaty of 1819, and Oregon Territory incorporates part of present-day British Columbia. A few major cities and forts are located.


Condition: B

Light damp stains at bottom.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $240

Closed on 6/9/2004