Auction 90, Lot 65

"Amerique Septentrionale",

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1840 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Nationale

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 11 inches
43.2 x 27.9 cm

Lovely map with an INDEPENDENT TEXAS. The United States extending into present day Canada, Russia in control of Alaska and Mexico's northern border according to the Treaty of 1810. Surrounded by beautifully engraved scenes (uncolored) of North and Central America including local animals, a ship stranded in the polar sea, and a Mayan Temple. A very popular and decorative 19th century map.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $425

Closed on 3/15/2000

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