Auction 165, Lot 71

"North America", Anon.

Subject: North America

Period: 1810 (circa)


Color: Black & White

15.3 x 9.6 inches
38.9 x 24.4 cm

Finely engraved and detailed map showing numerous place names, topography, Indian tribes and more. A note along the Arctic Circle locates the discoveries of McKenzie and Hearne in the late 18th century. In the northern part of a large Louisiana Territory is a note locating the "Villages of the Tall Indians and Manders". The Stony Mountains stretch in nearly a straight line from the Arctic Circle to Mexico, continuing to Panama. Extends to include the Sandwich Islands.


Condition: B+

Issued folding and now flattened and backed with tissue. There is faint offsetting and light extraneous creasing adjacent to the left fold. A binding trim at top left that has been cut to just inside the border has been replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $90 - $110


Closed on 11/15/2017