Auction 130, Lot 108

"N. America and the West Indies", Huntington, F. J.

Subject: North America, Texas

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 11 inches
22.9 x 27.9 cm

This rarely seen issue features the Independent Republic of Texas with the long stove-pipe border extending into the Rocky Mountains to about the 40th Parallel. It also shows a huge Oregon Territory that illustrates the boundary disagreement between the United States and Great Britain commonly knows as Fifty-four Forty or Fight. Mexico is in control of California and the Southwest. Keyboard style border surrounds. Blank verso. There is only one sales record for this uncommon map in the Jolly Price Record.

References:

Condition: C+

Original color and dark impression. The map has a little foxing and stains plus some blue ink scribbles in the Pacific below Mexico.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $85

Closed on 12/2/2009

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