Auction 112, Lot 236

"Hawaiian Group or Sandwich Islands", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1856 (published)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.7 x 15.5 inches
32.3 x 39.4 cm

A decorative map with several maps of Pacific Islands enclosed in a decorative strapwork border. The upper half of the map is a fine map of the Hawaiian Islands. The other six panels show the Samoan or Navigator Is., New Zealand, Feejee Islands, Society Islands, Marquesas or Washington Is., and Galapagos Islands. Excellent detail and finely engraved. The charts on the sheet were compiled from the surveys of the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1841. Uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: B

On a full sheet with wide margins. A little light scattered foxing in lower left quadrant.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/28/2005

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