Auction 96, Lot 127

"Map of the British Possessions in North America, Compiled from Documents in the Colonial Department. To accompany the report of the Emigration Committee", Arrowsmith, Aaron, Sr.

Subject: Canada

Period: 1828 (dated)

Publication: Third Report on Emigration

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26.2 x 15.5 inches
66.5 x 39.4 cm

This is a lovely map of eastern Canada in great detail. Extends west to include of Lakes Huron, St. Clair, and Erie. Insets of "The Island of Newfoundland" and a table of Population and Trade. Crisp, precise engraved lines and beautifully applied original coloring, typical of Arrowsmith's workmanship.

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Condition: B

Remargined left side to compensate for binder's trim to neat line with small area of facsimile. Backed with Japanese tissue and two areas of archival tape on front in margin.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/12/2001

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