Auction 97, Lot 127

"Arctic Regions and British America. Containing all the Discoveries in the Arctic Seas up to 1853", Bartholomew, John

Subject: Canada and Arctic

Period: 1854 (published)

Publication: Black's General Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

21.7 x 16.3 inches
55.1 x 41.4 cm

Detailed map of Canada, Alaska and Greenland with emphasis in the Arctic explorations, which are marked. Insets: "Chart of the Territories Discovered & Examined by the Searching Expeditions under the Command of Cap. Austin & Cap. Penny 1851" and "Beechey Island Site of Sir J. Franklin's Winter Quarters 1845 - 1846".

References: Phillips (A) #4334.

Condition: A

Centerfold reinforced with tissue and one insignificant spot.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/5/2001