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Auction 135, Lot 43

"No. 5 Circumjacent the North Pole", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1833 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 10.8 inches
27.4 x 27.4 cm

This map was produced by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge to illustrate the latest discoveries in the Arctic. The northern regions are fairly well mapped by this time with only a few remote coastlines shown by dotted line. Alaska is still Russia Territories. Beautifully and finely engraved by J & C Walker.

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Condition: A+

On a large sheet with full margins. Original outline color and very fine, early impression.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/16/2011

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