Auction 170, Lot 105

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"North America", Lucas, Fielding

Subject: North America

Period: 1823 (circa)

Publication: A General Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 10.6 inches
22.9 x 26.9 cm

Very handsome map with lovely wide outline coloring in pastel. Very cleanly engraved with good detail. In the area of the Great Salt Lake is L. Trinpanogos and a little south is either Utah Lake or maybe Sevier Lake whose "western limits are unknown." The Strait of Juan de Fuca is labeled as Supposed. The Great Basin region is here called Plains of Nuestra Senora and Luz. Locates many Indian tribes, forts and good detail of watershed. The correct shape of the Rocky Mountains is being approached here. Engraved by Young & Delleker.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #742-47 ; Wheat (TMW) #354.

Condition: B+

Overall light toning, minor offsetting, and a few spots of foxing. A number of edge chips are confined to the blank margins, away from the map image.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/14/2018

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