Auction 142, Lot 114

"[Lot of 2] Nord America [and] Ueberfahrts-Karte", Meyer, Joseph

Subject: North America

Period: 1850-53 (dated)

Publication: Meyer's Auswanderungs-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

See Description

A. Nord America, dated 1853 (11.8 x 14.4"). Nice map of the continent from Meyer’s Auswanderungs Atlas. In the Southwest, the border with Mexico follows the Gila River, indicating a pre-Gadsden Purchase configuration. The west is dominated by a huge Utah Territory that spans from the Continental Divide to California. Alaska is Russisches America. The map extends to show all of the West Indies. Condition: Original color with just a hint of toning in the blank margins. (A)

B. Ueberfahrts-Karte, dated 1850 (14.1 x 11.3"). Shows the various trade routes between North America and Europe. A key at top identifies states and territories as well as European claims in the West Indies. Condition: Light foxing with a damp stain confined to the top blank margin. (B)



See descriptions above.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 11/28/2012