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Auction 163, Lot 50

"Dominj Inglesi in America", Rossi, Luigi

Subject: United States & Canada

Period: 1820 (circa)

Publication: Nuovo Atlante di Geografia Universale...

Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 7.8 inches
24.9 x 19.8 cm
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Very uncommon copper engraved map with details in Canada and Alaska, which is still not fully delineated. The "Monte Stoney o delle Pietre" (Stoney Mountains) dominate the west where a hypothetical connection is shown between the Missouri and Columbia rivers. The longitude is measured from the island of Ferro. Numerous Indian tribes are named and Canada's extensive network of rivers and lakes is shown in detail.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #739-38.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression with binding holes at far left and a faint damp stain that enters the image at top.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 6/14/2017