Auction 96, Lot 75

"Amerique ou Indes Occidentales, avec les Nouvelles Decouvertes du Capite. Cook, depuis le Detroit de Behrings ou du Nord, dans l'Ocean Pacifique du Nord et Sud", Delamarche, Charles Francois

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1805 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25.5 x 21 inches
64.8 x 53.3 cm

Large, handsome map of the Americas including the discoveries of Captain Cook in Alaska and Hawaii. To the right is a column of French text providing information on the political divisions and history of the nations throughout the hemisphere. The thirteen original states are numbered with additional notes concerning the creation of the new states of Maine, Vermont, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and the territories of Mississippi, Nord-Ouest and Nlle Orleans. It also mentions the new capital at Washington D.C.

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Condition: A

Professional tissue repair of bottom centerfold split.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/12/2001

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