Auction 99, Lot 103

"Amerique du Nord", Dufour, Auguste-Henri

Subject: North America

Period: 1864 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.8 x 29.6 inches
55.4 x 75.2 cm

A steel engraved and very detailed map of North America and the Caribbean. Alaska is shown as Russian territory. Idaho and Montana are shown as separate territories. Arizona is configured as the Confederate Territory in the south of New Mexico. There does not appear to be a West Virginia. Mexico is labeled Empire du Mexique. Large inset details the Aleutian Islands. Remarkable detail throughout.

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Condition: A

Good impression and coloring. A little scattered toning or offsetting, still very good.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/12/2002

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