Auction 110, Lot 84

"North America", Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel

Subject: North America

Period: 1835 (circa)

Publication: Comprehensive Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.9 x 10 inches
20.1 x 25.4 cm

Copper engraved map showing the United States with pre-Mexican American War boundaries and claims into present-day British Columbia. Austin's Colony is located in Texas. Alaska is called Russian Possessions with the "Boundary Settled in 1825." In the west, the R. Buenaventura connects by a dotted line to a large lake named L. Salado and empties into the Pacific at Monterey. A large L. Timpanogos extends into the Snake Indian region. Canada is no longer referred to as Rupert's Land, but rather British America. Complete with the full sheet of text describing North America.

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Condition: B

Couple on unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/2/2005

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