Auction 146, Lot 104

"North America", Neele, Samuel John

Subject: North America

Period: 1809 (dated)

Publication: Evan's Geographical Grammar

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 7.8 inches
24.9 x 19.8 cm

This small map of North America was engraved by Samuel Neele for Evan's Geographical Grammar. The United States is shown confined to east of the Mississippi River while the west is under Spanish control. Indian tribes, rivers and a few place names are located including Quivira and Santa Fe. A note to the east of the Rocky Mountains indicates that "the sources these rivers are unknown" and to the west the land is labeled "Unexplored Country."

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Condition: B+

Light scattered foxing with a centerfold separation at bottom confined to the blank margin.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/4/2013

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