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Auction 107, Lot 28

"[Lot of 5 - Manuscript Continent Maps]",

Subject: Continents

Period: 1822-23 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12.6 x 8.5 inches
32 x 21.6 cm
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A charming set of German manuscript maps drawn and signed by J.F. Pringle (on the North American map). Each map is drawn in brown ink and hand colored in outline. They include many place names as well as some topography. The map of North America is dated March 1823, with Asia dated March 1822. Each includes a decorative title cartouche drawn in pencil. Sizes vary slightly.


Condition: B

Four of the five maps trimmed to neat line, North America with good margins. A few minor ink spots.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400


Closed on 6/9/2004