Auction 137, Lot 249

"Map of Lewis and Clark's, Track Across the Western Portion of North America, from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean…",

Subject: Western United States

Period: 1842 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 6.3 inches
34.3 x 16 cm

This is a reduced version of the original Lewis & Clark map published in 1814, covering the northern two-thirds of the United States from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Ocean. The various routes of Lewis and Clark are shown along with details of forts, rivers, mountains and Indian tribes. There are some interesting notes as well, such as "Here the different Tribes meet in Friendship & collect Stone for Pipes". The map was completed by W.G. Evans and revised by Archibald M'Vickar in 1842.

References:

Condition: B+

There is some light even toning and one tiny fold separation that has been repaired with archival tape on verso. The right margin has been closely trimmed for binding and there is a tiny insertion tear in the border. Issued folded.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2011

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