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Auction 164, Lot 85

"Bergsystem von Nord-America ", Hildburghausen Biblio Institut

Subject: North America

Period: 1848 (dated)

Publication: Meyer's-Handatlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 11.6 inches
35.6 x 29.5 cm
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This intricately engraved map of the continent features trade winds, elevations, and exquisite topographical detail. A chart at bottom compares the elevations of various mountain ranges. It also includes a number of canal profiles. Engraved by H. Schleifmann.

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Condition: A

Minor soiling confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/13/2017

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