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Arrowsmith, Aaron
A MAP OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA DRAWN FROM A NUMBER OF CRITICAL RESEARCHES ... ADDITIONS TO 1802. LONDON: A. ARROWSMITH, 1796 [1802]
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Arrowsmith, Aaron
A MAP OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA DRAWN FROM A NUMBER OF CRITICAL RESEARCHES ... ADDITIONS TO 1802. LONDON: A. ARROWSMITH, 1796 [1802]
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Lot. Vendu 8,750 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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Arrowsmith, Aaron
A MAP OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA DRAWN FROM A NUMBER OF CRITICAL RESEARCHES ... ADDITIONS TO 1802. LONDON: A. ARROWSMITH, 1796 [1802]
Engraved wall map (9 1/2 x 57 3/4 in.; 241 x 1,467 mm), with extensive original hand-coloring, in 36 sections, linen backed.

Housed in modern cloth case with old printed paper label. Light foxing to Niagra Falls vignette extending up into Atlantic coast.


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Description

Aaron Arrowsmith is considered the greatest cartographer of his period, specializing in wall maps prepared to exacting standards, and frequently revised and improved. A state of the present map was used by Lewis and Clarke to plan their epic trans-continental expedition. This is the 3rd issue with revisions to the Great Lakes region.

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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New York