Auction 114, Lot 89

"America", Cruchley, George Frederick

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1854 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 17 inches
34.3 x 43.2 cm

An uncommon map that details the countries, mountains and watershed. In the United States a pre-Gadsden Purchase border with Mexico is shown and the Great Basin is named. Canada is British America and Alaska is Russian America. The map was first engraved in 1841, here with additions to 1854. A boldly engraved and handsome sheet from the Mapseller & Globe Maker, 81 Fleet Str London.

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Condition: A

Near fine.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/1/2006

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