Catalog Archive
Auction 94, Lot 108

"Map of Vancouver Island to illustrate the Paper of Dr. D.C. Forbes, R.N.", Murray, J.

Subject: Canada and United States

Period: 1864 (dated)

Publication: Journal of the Royal Geographical Society

Color: Hand Color

14.5 x 10.5 inches
36.8 x 26.7 cm
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Small, linen-backed, folding map of the island with great detail of the coastlines, as the interior was yet to be completely surveyed. Also provides a nice view of the Juan de Fuca Strait, the San Juan Islands and Widbey Island.


Condition: B

Pale blue wash outline color. Trimmed to neatline on binding side, as issued. Very faint offsetting.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $85

Closed on 3/7/2001