Auction 95, Lot 113

"United States", Black, Adam & Charles

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1844 (published)

Publication: General Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.5 x 19.1 inches
36.8 x 48.5 cm

Great sheet from an early edition of this atlas. Fine and detailed steel engraving by Sidney Hall extends beyond the Mississippi to show Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana. Wisconsin with odd western boundary that follows the Mississippi River above Fort S. Anthony and ends at Lake of the Woods. Very detailed with hundreds of small roads and villages shown. A terrific example of this map with delicate precisely applied outline color.

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Condition: A+

Good paper with full margins, light marginal toning, map overall fine.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 6/13/2001

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