Auction 127, Lot 120

"Original Karte von Vancouver Insel", Petermann, Augustus Herman

Subject: Canada, Vancouver Island

Period: 1869 (dated)

Publication: Geographische Mittheilung

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 9.8 inches
30.5 x 24.9 cm

Beautifully engraved with a remarkable amount of detail throughout the island including topography in hachure. It extends from Queen Charlotte Sound down the island to the San Juan Archipelago. There is good detail on the mainland north to Mt. Everard and to Pemberton in the east. Noting scores of coastal place names, the map locates Victoria but there is no sign of Vancouver.

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Condition: A

Fine example less two small spots in upper blank margin.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 2/25/2009

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