Auction 95, Lot 70

"Neueste Karte von America nach den Bessten Quellen Entworf. u. Gezeich", Radefeld, Carl Christian Franz

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1843 (dated)

Publication: Meyer's-Handatlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.7 x 14.6 inches
29.7 x 37.1 cm

A very detailed map of the Western Hemisphere featuring the ocean currents prominently. The United States is shown with claims into present-day British Columbia. Texas is incorrectly shown as still a part of Mexico. 'Antarktisches' continent is shown with several named islands.

References:

Condition: B

Original color with some oxidation of the green color. Light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $70

Closed on 6/13/2001

Archived