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TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'North America'
The map shows the then 30 states of the United States, plus Minnesota territory (which became the 32nd state in 1858), Nebraska Territory (eventually divided between the current states of Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Colorado, and Montana), Missouri Territory (separate from the state of Missouri, originally Louisiana Territory), Western Territory (eventually absorbed into Oklahoma, Kansas & Texas), & Oregon Territory. California and today's western states are shown as part of Mexico. Alaska is indicated as "Russian America" as it was prior to its sale to the United States in 1867. Vignettes: Ancient monument, Mexico; Convoy of Diamonds; Falls of Niagara; Beavers; Mount Hekla; Esquimaux dog-sledge; Cossacks; Wapiti deer; North American Indians
DATE PRINTED: 1849
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 35.0 x 25.5cm, 13.75 x 10 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.
TYPE: Antique engraved map by J Rapkin, published by John Tallis. Original outline hand colour, decorative border, and attractive inset vignette views
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is offered for sale. The map you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image which may include some light spotting. Tight margins at top above the border and at bottom below the border. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated.
AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
FOLDING: This is a folding map.
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin; vignette illustrations drawn by J Marchant & engraved by J Rogers. Published by John Tallis & Co
PROVENANCE: "The British Colonies' their history, extent, condition and resources", by Montgomery Martin Esq. Published by John Tallis & Company, London & New York [British Colonies]

Reserve: $290.00

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    NORTH AMERICA. 30 US states. Mexican California.

    Estimate $350 - $400May 2, 2019
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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #26624 in United Kingdom
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
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    Steve Kovacs
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