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Auction 99, Lot 97

"North America from the best Authorities", Brightly & Kinnersly

Subject: North America

Period: 1806 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

8.6 x 7.2 inches
21.8 x 18.3 cm

A nice small map of the continent. The United States is shown with its western boundary on the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. Alaska is fairly well formed, but still an early configuration. Recent explorations are noted in the Arctic. The Stoney Mountains are noted in Canada, but do no extend into what is now the western U.S., which is largely blank except for two large unnamed lakes.


Condition: B

Minor soil.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/12/2002