Auction 148, Lot 104

"Amerique Boreale pour Servir a l'Histoire des Dernieres Decouvertes", Monin, Charles V.

Subject: Northwestern North America, Bering Strait

Period: 1837 (circa)

Publication: L'Univers. Atlas Classique et Universel de Geographie Ancienne et Moderne...

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.8 x 12.4 inches
45.2 x 31.5 cm

Finely engraved map of the Arctic regions of North America and northeastern Asia with very good coastal detail, particularly in Alaska and the Aleutian Islands. A note along a dotted line in Alaska reads: "Limites entre les Possessions Anglaises et Russes d'apres le traite de 1825" (Boundaries between English and Russian possessions after the treaty of 1825). Engraved by Laguillermie and Mardelet and printed by Mangeon.

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Condition: A

There are two small spots at top right and light toning along three of the sheet's edges, well away from image.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/19/2014

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