Catalog Archive
Auction 163, Lot 70

"Canada, &c.", Lucas, Fielding

Subject: Northeastern United States & Canada

Period: 1816 (circa)

Publication: A New and Elegant General Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

10.6 x 8.4 inches
26.9 x 21.3 cm
Download High Resolution Image
(or just click on image to launch the Zoom viewer)

This map extends from Ohio and Michigan in the west to Virginia in the south. State boundaries are delineated and major cities are identified. What appears to be a long mountain range extending across Canada is labeled the height of land. Notations within Upper Canada identify Chippewa hunting ground, extensive forest and great forests. Drawn by S. Lewis, engraved by H.S. Tanner, and published in Lucas' extremely rare 1816 A New and Elegant General Atlas...

References: Phillips (Atlases) #3542-32.

Condition: A

Full original color with a couple of unobtrusive spots of foxing.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 6/14/2017