Auction 97, Lot 87

"North America", Blackie, W. G. & Son

Subject: North America

Period: 1860 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.2 x 18.5 inches
33.5 x 47 cm

A nice map of the Americas, colored by nation and including dotted line boundaries for U.S. western territories. These include the large territories of Washington and Oregon (with their eastern borders on the Rocky Mountains), Utah bordering Kansas, and New Mexico. Arizona is named is a small southern section of New Mexico, apparently bound in the east and west by the Rio Grande and Rio S. Pedro. This is a representation of the proposed new territory that we have not seen before.


Condition: B

Minor foxing at centerfold.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/5/2001