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Auction 178, Lot 63

"North America from the Best Authorities", Tegg, Thomas

Subject: North America

Period: 1823 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

9.1 x 7.8 inches
23.1 x 19.8 cm
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This attractive small map still shows the United States confined to east of the Mississippi River with the large Louisiana to its west. The Oregan River originates roughly in Nebraska and flows as the River of the West to the Pacific at Puget Sound. Alaska is taking shape with some islands shown at the end of the Aleutian Peninsula. California is labeled New Albion and Quivira and Teguayo takes in most of the West.


Condition: A

Issued folding with a few faint spots of foxing, otherwise fine.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/10/2020