Auction 125, Lot 104

"North America from the Latest Authorities", Darton, William

Subject: North America

Period: 1812 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 9 inches
27.4 x 22.9 cm

An uncommon copper engraved chart in which Mexico controls the entire west from the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, and north to the Oregan R. and River of the West at about today's border with Canada. California and the Northwest are here called New England. Virtually blank, the area has a few conjectural mountain ranges and the Colorado River is named.

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Condition: A

Faint uneven toning, else very good with nice original color.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/24/2008

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