Auction 107, Lot 84

"North America", Thomson, John

Subject: North America

Period: 1814 (dated)

Publication: A New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

23.2 x 19.5 inches
58.9 x 49.5 cm

Handsome map of the continent showing the latest discoveries in the western parts of Canada and United States including those of Mackenzie, Hearne, and Lewis & Clark. Includes Mexico only to Monterey. The mountains of the Continental Divide in Canada are labeled Rocky Mountains. Along the western coast are a number of British names: New Norfolk, New Cornwall, New Hanover, New Georgia (in present-day Washington and Oregon) and New Albion (California). Many Indian tribes are named including Snake, Plume, Red, Blue, Wolf, and Beaver.

References: Wheat [TMW] #319.

Condition: A

Clean and bright with later color.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/9/2004