Auction 119, Lot 372

"[Lot of 2] Spanish Dominions in North America Northern Part [and] Map of Oregon & Upper California",

Subject: United States & Mexico

Period: 1811-1849 (dated)

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1) Spanish Dominions in North America Northern Part, Cadell & Davies, 1811 (dated), London, hand colored, 10.3" x 8.4". Drawn by Pinkerton, this is the smaller issue of this important map. Topography is shown via hachure. Filled with place names including towns, forts, and Indian regions. Title is in a medallion-style cartouche at upper left.
2) Map of Oregon & Upper California, anonymous, circa 1849, uncolored, 4.6" x 7.5". This small map is after the Fremont /Preuss map of nearly the same title (Wheat 559). The newly discovered Gold Region in California is depicted as a large region west of the Sierra Nevada range.

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Condition: B

The first is near fine less closely trimmed lower margin. The second has some very light scattered foxing, mostly in upper and lower right corners.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/9/2007

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