Auction 116, Lot 829

"Behring's Strait", Luffman, John

Subject: North Pacific, Alaska

Period: 1802 (dated)

Publication: Luffman's Select Plans

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5 x 6 inches
12.7 x 15.2 cm

Nice little map of the strait separating Asia and Alaska has good detail derived from the recent explorations in the area. John Luffman was an engraver, publisher and goldsmith who worked in London from about 1776 until 1820. He published a number of separate maps as well as atlases such as his Select Plans.

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Condition: A

Some soil in blank margins.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/20/2006

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