Auction 112, Lot 98

"North America from the best Authorities", Barclay, T.

Subject: North America

Period: 1810 (circa)

Publication: Barclay's Dictionary

Color: Black & White

8.8 x 7.4 inches
22.4 x 18.8 cm

Nice little copper engraved chart showing the progress in mapping of the region with vague pre-Lewis & Clark western geography. The Oregon River originates roughly in Nebraska and flows as the River of the West to the Pacific at Puget Sound. Alaska is taking shape with some islands shown at the end of the Aleutian Peninsula. The West is labeled New Albion and Quivira. Locates numerous Indian tribes.


Condition: A

A little marginal toning at one corner.

Estimate: $120 - $140


Closed on 9/28/2005