Auction 179, Lot 94

"A General Map of North America from the Best Authorities", Guthrie, William

Subject: North America

Period: 1794 (circa)

Publication: A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar...

Color: Hand Color

8.9 x 7.3 inches
22.6 x 18.5 cm

This small map of North America shows a mostly blank Great Basin, and a long River of the West extending from the Entrance of Juan de Fuca eastward nearly to the Mississippi River. The map has good watershed detail and names some Indian tribes, forts, etc. Texas (Cenis) is located within the huge Louisiana Territory, but not delineated. Engraved by John Russell. "Plate XXII" engraved at top left.

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography Books) #171-21.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression, issued folding, with faint foxing and offsetting, and marginal toning.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/16/2020