Auction 110, Lot 108

"Northern America British, Russian & Danish Possessions in North America", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Canada & Alaska

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 13 inches
40.6 x 33 cm

A fine steel engraved map of Canada showing all the provinces and locating major rivers, lakes, and cities. Today's British Columbia and Yukon are here called New Georgia. Regions that make up today's Northwest Territory and Alberta are labeled Mackenzie River, Peace River, Athabasca, English River, Lesser Slave Lake, and Churchill. Extends to show most of Greenland and Alaska, here called Russian Possessions. An infrequently offered map in great condition.

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Condition: A

Very nice impression with wide margins. A couple of very short marginal tears, else fine.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/2/2005

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