Auction 107, Lot 76

"America", Lizars, William Home

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1840 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 15.2 inches
45.7 x 38.6 cm

Large map of the Americas printed on 4 folio sheets. The map extends into the Pacific Ocean to include Hawaii and the South Pacific including the north island of New Zealand, and into the Atlantic to includes the Azores and Cape Verde Islands. In North America the United States encroach into present-day Canada in the Northwest. Nicely detailed. If joined the map would measure approximately 30 x 35".


Condition: B

Light scattered foxing and a few tears in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/9/2004