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Auction 183, Lot 66

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"North America",

Subject: North America

Period: 1809 (dated)

Publication: Evans's Geographical Grammar

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.6 x 7.6 inches
24.4 x 19.3 cm

This small map of North America was engraved by Samuel Neele for Evan's Geographical Grammar. The United States is shown confined to east of the Mississippi River with Louisiana and New Mexico to its west. Indian tribes, rivers and a few place names are located including two different Quiviras and Santa Fe. A note to the east of the Rocky Mountains indicates that "the sources these rivers are unknown" and the Great Basin is labeled "Unexplored Country."

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Condition: B

Issued folding with light toning and foxing. A couple of edge tears at left just pass the neatline.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/9/2021

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