Auction 97, Lot 82

"North America", Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel

Subject: North America

Period: 1835 (circa)

Publication: Comprehensive Atlas

Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 10 inches
19.8 x 25.4 cm

Copper engraved map showing the United States with pre-Mexican American War Boundaries and claims into present-day British Columbia. Austin's Colony is located in Texas. Alaska is called Russian Possessions with the "Boundary Settled in 1825". In the west, the 'R. Buenaventura' connects by a dotted line to a large lake named 'L. Salado' and empties into the Pacific at Monterey. A large L. Timpanogos extends into the Snake Indian region. Canada is no longer referred to as Rupert's Land, but rather British America. Complete with the full sheet of text describing North America.


Condition: B

Good impression on sound paper with full margins. A few light foxing spots, else very good.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/5/2001