Auction 99, Lot 99

"North America", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: North America

Period: 1843 (dated)

Publication: Chapman & Hall

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 15.2 inches
30.5 x 38.6 cm

Large, detailed and finely engraved sheet portraying anIndependent Texas, Mexico controlling Nueva California and the boundary between Canada and Oregon intentionally left blank - odd for a British mapmaker. Filled with forts, Indian tribes, Yellow Stone River, etc. Locates L. Youla roughly near today's Salt Lake and places the American Fur Depot nearby. Lake Michigan retains its erroneous elongated shape.

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Condition: A

Pleasant even age toning.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/12/2002

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