Auction 98, Lot 115

"Abtheilung V. Britisch Nord-America. II Blatt", Anon.

Subject: Western Canada and United States

Period: 1848 (circa)

Publication: Platt's grosser Atlas der Erde

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 18.5 inches
38.1 x 47 cm

Detailed German map of the northwestern part of North America. It shows the British claims into Oregon to the Columbia River. Alaska is a Russian possession. Detail is shown only along the coastline of Alaska and in the British possessions with numerous place names, Indian tribes, forts, and trading posts. Superb detail in the Arctic regions.

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Condition: B

Couple of minor damp stains.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/6/2002

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