Auction 112, Lot 101

"North America", Hinton, John Howard

Subject: North America

Period: 1832 (dated)

Publication: The History and Topography of the United States

Color: Black & White

Size:
16 x 19.5 inches
40.6 x 49.5 cm

Copper engraved map showing the continent just before the push for westward expansion filled in the topographical details in the West. Texas and the Southwest still belong to Mexico with the entire Southwest named New California. The western boundary between the United States and Canada is left undesignated but the region of present day Oregon, Washington and British Columbia is labeled New Georgia. The west coast from Alaska (Russian Territory) to Oregon is labeled New Norfolk, New Cornwall, New Hanover, and New Albion. There are large Arkansas and Missouri territories west of the Mississippi River.

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Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/28/2005

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