North America United States Republic of Texas Mexico 1842 Lapie large folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte de L'Amerique Septentrionale.
(North America, Canada, United States, Republic of Texas, Mexico, Alaska, Russian America, Greenland, Caribbean, Central America).
Issued 1842, Paris by Lapie.
Finely engraved large oversize mid-19th century map with original outline hand color. French text.
Texas is shown in an Independent Republic outlines shape. A large northern protuberance extends from Oregon up into Canada near British Columbia, here called "District of Columbia".
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina with a uniform gentle age toning, blank margins with age spotting, faint minor spotting within map area, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Pleasing map suitable for display.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 20" H x 27" W.
Engraved area measures c. 15 1/2" H x 21 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.