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Auction 166, Lot 130

"United States", Findlay, Alexander

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1843 (circa)

Publication: A Modern Atlas; Forming a Complete Compendium of Geography...

Color: Hand Color

10.3 x 8.6 inches
26.2 x 21.8 cm
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This handsome map of the United States extends to show the eastern part of Texas (labeled here as State of Texas despite the map pre-dating its statehood) and Western Territory. Published circa 1843, with all 26 of the states that were a part of the country at that time shown. Florida, Iowa, and Wisconsin are also outlined, although they had not attained statehood at this point. A large note running through northern Iowa indicates the presence of Sioux Indians. Published in London by William Tegg & Co.


Condition: B+

There is light soiling, especially concentrated along the centerfold at top and bottom, and a short centerfold separation at bottom that has been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/14/2018