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Auction 93, Lot 357

"The Northern Archipelago or New Discovered Island in the Seas of Kamtschatka & Anadir", Bowen, Maurice

Subject: North Pacific - Alaska

Period: 1775 (published)

Publication: London Magazine

Color: Black & White

9.2 x 6.7 inches
23.4 x 17 cm
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A great early map of Alaska, which is shown as a large island and a large archipelago. Map includes the northern Kuril Islands and eastern Siberia and the sea between Asia and North America based on reports of Russian discoveries in the region. Decorative cartouche, crisp impression on thick hand-made paper. Still bound into the May, 1775 London Magazine, complete and as issued, with related article.

References: Jolly LOND-307.

Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/6/2000