Auction 123, Lot 114

"North America from the Best Authorities", Kirkwood, James & Sons

Subject: North America

Period: 1820 (circa)

Publication: Ewing's New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 7.6 inches
22.9 x 19.3 cm

This nice copper engraved chart shows North America with undeveloped cartography in the western regions. The Oregon River originates roughly in Nebraska and flows as the River of the West to the Pacific at Puget Sound. Alaska is taking shape with some islands shown at the end of the Aleutian Peninsula. California is labeled New Albion and Quivira takes in most of the West. Published by Oliver & Boyd.

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Condition: A

Lightly toned, with original color.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $230

Closed on 2/20/2008

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