Auction 126, Lot 110

"Upper Canada", Burr/Illman

Subject: Canada

Period: 1833 (dated)

Publication: A New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 10.6 inches
31.2 x 26.9 cm

This map was produced by the engravers Illman & Pillbrow who completed David Burr's unfinished world atlas and published as"A New Universal Atlas." The map features their characteristic beautiful, bold engraving and very fine coloring. The map extends from Detroit to detail Lake Erie, Lake Ontario and the districts of Upper Canada. Fancy title work and a keyboard-style border.

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Condition: A

Dark, early impression with very fine original coloring on a thick sheet with full margins. The map is fine less a very light area of foxing above the title.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/3/2008

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