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Auction 179, Lot 95

"North America", Walker, John

Subject: North America

Period: 1806 (circa)

Publication: Elements of Geography

Color: Hand Color

8.6 x 7.3 inches
21.8 x 18.5 cm
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This attractive map of North America shows the United States confined to east of the Mississippi River with East & West Florida to its south. Louisiana stretches from the Mississippi River west to the Rocky Mountains, and Spain is in control of the western United States. A River of the West is connected to a series of tributaries, suggesting a possible Northwest Passage. To the north, Alaska is taking shape with a few islands shown at the end of the Aleutian Peninsula. Engraved by William Darton for Walker's Elements of Geography.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with some faint spots of foxing and a narrow right side margin.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/16/2020