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Three Maps of North America, One World Map

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Three Maps of North America, One World Map
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Description

Four maps, including: Robert Wilkinson, The United States of America Confirmed By Treaty 1783, London, circa 1800-1812, engraving on wove paper; L'Amerique Septentrionale, "Terres vues par Tchirikov 1741", engraving on laid paper with hand color; North America, "From Arrowsmith's Large Map...", engraving on wove paper, matted not framed; Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection, engraving on wove paper, matted not framed; 10 x 11-3/4 in. to 12 x 16 in.

Provenance: Humber Family, North Carolina

Condition

scattered light staining and wear to edges, some handling creases; North America from Arrowsmith's taped in at edges on mat, some tears and losses around tape edges (see photos), moderately toned and foxed; Chart of the World taped in at edges on mat, moderately toned and foxed

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Three Maps of North America, One World Map

Estimate $300 - $500
Feb 04, 2022
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Starting Price $150
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0330: Three Maps of North America, One World Map

Sold for $700
12 Bids
Est. $300 - $500Starting Price $150
Emporium & Humber Family Collection Auction
Feb 04, 2022 9:00 AM EST
Buyer's Premium 28%

Lot 0330 Details

Description
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Four maps, including: Robert Wilkinson, The United States of America Confirmed By Treaty 1783, London, circa 1800-1812, engraving on wove paper; L'Amerique Septentrionale, "Terres vues par Tchirikov 1741", engraving on laid paper with hand color; North America, "From Arrowsmith's Large Map...", engraving on wove paper, matted not framed; Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection, engraving on wove paper, matted not framed; 10 x 11-3/4 in. to 12 x 16 in.

Provenance: Humber Family, North Carolina

Condition
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<p>scattered light staining and wear to edges, some handling creases; North America from Arrowsmith's taped in at edges on mat, some tears and losses around tape edges (see photos), moderately toned and foxed; Chart of the World taped in at edges on mat, moderately toned and foxed</p>

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