Lot 385 of 541:
1851 map of Americas with gold region  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
Amérique Réduite d'apres celle d'Arrowsmith, en 4 flles, par J. N. Champion, Ingénieur-Géographe et Soumise aux observations Astronomique de Mr. De Humboldt. Revue corrigée et augmentée pour les nouvelles découvertes de Clark, Pike, Franklin et Parry. Par A. R. Fremin attache au Dépot de la Guerre

Author:
Champion, J. N.

Place:
Paris

Publisher:

Date:
1851

Description:

Engraved map, hand-colored in outline. 57.3x76 cm (22½x30").

Large, well-engraved map of North and South America with much of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Warren Heckrotte comments, "Shows 'Region de l'Or' in California and a few towns. State boundaries not shown; Upper California extends to Rockies.The map was first published (or least earlier published) in 1827. Some revisions have been introduced consistent with 1851, but in other aspects it is out of date. This map is not listed in Wheat's Maps of the Gold Region."

Provenance: J. Potter, 3/03

References: Tooley, Dictionary, lists this map under Champion, dated 1827.
 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some mild creasing, very good or better.


 
Item number:
269939a
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