Auction 154, Lot 71

"Karte von Nord-America und den Dazu Gehorigen Inseln", Dufour, Auguste-Henri

Subject: North America

Period: 1836 (dated)


Color: Black & White

19.6 x 12.5 inches
49.8 x 31.8 cm

A finely engraved and detailed map extending from the Aleutian Islands to the Caribbean. The map is filled with information on rivers, lakes, and mountain ranges, and also includes numerous place names. Texas is named within Mexico, which controls the entire Southwest. The United States claims in the Pacific Northwest extend well into today's British Columbia. The then popularized view of an east-west running mountain range west of the Rockies is present, as is Lake Timpangogos and several rivers flowing through the Great Basin.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with light scattered foxing, faint offsetting, and an archivally repaired binding tear at left that extends 0.5" into the image.

Estimate: $170 - $200


Closed on 9/16/2015