Auction 148, Lot 89

"North America from the Latest Authorities", Darton, William

Subject: North America

Period: 1812 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 9 inches
27.4 x 22.9 cm

An uncommon copper engraved chart in which Mexico controls the entire west from the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, and north to the Oregan R. and River of the West at about today's border with Canada. California and the Northwest are here called New England. Virtually blank, the area has a few conjectural mountain ranges and the Colorado River is named.

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Condition: A

Issued on watermarked paper with wide margins and a few minor pencil marks in the lower left corner of the map.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/19/2014

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