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Auction 168, Lot 87

"Amerika Historisch, Physisch und Politisch vom Jahr 1828", Velten, Johann

Subject: Western Hemisphere - America

Period: 1828 (dated)

Publication: Historisch Genealogisch Geographischer Atlas von Le Sage

Color: Hand Color

26.1 x 19.2 inches
66.3 x 48.8 cm

An interesting and unusual copper engraved map on a large sheet with related German text at left and right. Each country's size and population are prominently shown in banners, and there are numerous useful notations throughout. The explorations of Columbus, Picarro, Lewis and Clark are noted in red and yellow outline color. Published in Historisch Genealogisch Geographischer Atlas von Le Sage....

References: Phillips (Atlases) #3550-17.

Condition: A

On a bright sheet of watermarked paper with minor soiling confined to the sheet edges.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/6/2018