Adlard, Alfred: North America
fold as issued; some discolouration in centrefold; some short marginal tears; some slight browning; o/w vg cond.
steel engraved map with recent hand colouring; overall 31 x 25 cm, image 25 x 21 cm. map surrounded with small vignettes and a decorative border.
from ‘Adlard’s Vignette Modern Atlas’, The map is reminiscent of the style of John Tallis.
It includes early Western Boundaries, as settled just after the California Gold Rush, including an oversized Texas and Upper California.
This is the first time we have offered this map for sale. A fascinating rarity and a marvelous map for collectors.
[ref: 3821] £300