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Auction 174, Lot 100

"No. 4 Map of North America Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography", Mitchell/Young

Subject: North America

Period: 1858 (dated)

Publication: Mitchell's School and Family Geography

Color: Hand Color

8.4 x 10.9 inches
21.3 x 27.7 cm
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This is a later edition of this handsome map of North America. "Gold Regions" are located in Colorado, California, and just north of the Washington-Canada border. Population figures are given for cities, and the lengths of rivers are shown. There are plenty of Indian tribes named, and missionary stations are located. A 1980 mile-long Ocean Telegraph is noted off the coast of Newfoundland. Exploration notes in the Arctic include N.W. Passage accomd. by Capt. McClure 1852 and Dr. Kane's farthest North Point is 519 miles distant from the Pole. Drawn by J.H. Young and engraved by E. Yeager. There are two small double hemisphere world maps on verso.


Condition: A

Minor spots.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $45

Closed on 9/11/2019