Auction 107, Lot 119

"Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America", Streit, Friedrich Wilhelm

Subject: United States

Period: 1840 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 15.1 inches
47 x 38.4 cm

A striking, beautifully engraved and colored map that features an Independent Texas and Oregon Territory extending well into Canada. A huge territory extending from the Red River in Texas all the way to Canada is mislabeled as a second Missouri. Four inset maps of the regions around Washington (DC), Boston, New York and Philadelphia cover the Southwest. A color legend identifies thirty-one states and territories. A rarely seen issue.

References:

Condition: A

A few light spots, still very good.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/9/2004

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