Auction 122, Lot 126

"Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika", Handtke, Friedrich H.

Subject: North America

Period: 1850 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

27 x 20 inches
68.6 x 50.8 cm

Four joined sheets make up this map of the United States and provide an excellent view, particularly of the American West with its large western territories; Missouri, Minnesota, Indian, Oregon, Utah, and New Mexico. The boundary with British Columbia is correct and the boundary with Mexico is on the Gila River, pre-Gadsden Purchase. A key shows the states and territories, with number of counties and their size and population as of 1850. Published by Carl Flemming.


Condition: A

A nice clean example with original outline color and a couple of faint spots. The lower margin has a short tear, not entering the map.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/5/2007