Auction 121, Lot 137

"[4 Sheet Map] Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika", Handtke, Friedrich H.

Subject: United States

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26 x 21 inches
66 x 53.3 cm

Four separate, unjoined sheets make up this map of the developing United States. It provides an excellent view particularly of the American West and the large western territories of Oregon and Missouri. Texas is listed as a state, however only a portion of its border is colored, leaving the western extent undefined. The key names the states and territories, the number of counties, their area and population as of 1840. Each sheet is (13.5 x 10.3").

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Condition: B+

Printed on strong paper with original outline color. There is some occasional foxing within the map.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/26/2007

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