Auction 107, Lot 88

"Nord-Amerika und West-Indien…", Streit, Friedrich Wilhelm

Subject: North America

Period: 1840 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 15 inches
45.7 x 38.1 cm

A beautifully engraved and colored map that features an Independent Texas and Oregon Territory extending well into Canada, Central America and the Caribbean. Mexico controls all of the Southwest and California. Individual states are not shown, but the Republic of Texas is well shown and labeled. Alaska is Russian America. A seldom seen issue.

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Condition: A

Fine coloring and impression. Repaired split along centerfold. Pencil mark at left border.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/9/2004

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