Auction 97, Lot 79

"North America", Thomson, John

Subject: North America

Period: 1814 (dated)

Publication: A New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

23.3 x 19.5 inches
59.2 x 49.5 cm

Handsome map of the continent showing the latest discoveries in the western parts of Canada and United States including Mackenzie, Hearne, and Lewis & Clark. The most prominent feature on the map is the mountains of the Continental Divide labeled 'Rocky Mountains'. Many Indian tribes named. Photocopy of the source atlas title page accompanies the map.

References: Phillips (A) 731-53

Condition: B

Tissue repair of tear along fold, extending three-quarters of the length of the map.

Estimate: $375 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/5/2001