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Auction 151, Lot 66

"America", Thomson, John

Subject: Western Hemisphere - America

Period: 1813 (circa)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

23.4 x 19.8 inches
59.4 x 50.3 cm

In Thomson's style, this well engraved map shows the latest discoveries including those of Mackenzie, Hearne, and Lewis & Clark. The map extends to include the coasts of Europe and West Africa, and it presents good detail of islands in the eastern portion of the South Pacific. The United States is shown north of East and West Florida, and east of the Mississippi River. The land west of the Mississippi is called Louisiana, and the northwest portion of the continent is largely void of detail. Hawaii is named Sandwich Isles. Engraved by Neele & Son.

References: Phillips (A) #731-52.

Condition: B+

On a sturdy sheet with a few minor spots of foxing. Centerfold separations at top and bottom and a short edge tear at top have all been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $220 - $250


Closed on 11/19/2014