Auction 97, Lot 78

"North America", Brookes, Richard

Subject: North America

Period: 1806 (published)

Publication: General Gazetteer Improved

Color: Black & White

9.5 x 7.2 inches
24.1 x 18.3 cm

Note in margin "From Arrowsmith's large Map &c." Names Cook's Inlet and several other landmarks in Alaska. The Rocky Mountains start around New Mexico and extend mostly straight north well into northern Canada. The West is otherwise blank. Several Indian tribes noted. The course of the Colorado River is fairly accurate, as is that of the Missouri.


Condition: B

On sound paper with good margins. Short marginal fold splits, not entering image. Overall light foxing.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/5/2001