Canada Alaska British America 1865 large mid-19th century map Russian America
Canada Alaska British America 1865 large mid-19th century map Russian America Canada Alaska British America 1865 large mid-19th century map Russian America Canada Alaska British America 1865 large mid-19th century map Russian America
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British America. On Mercators Projection.

(North America / Canada / Alaska/ Arctic Exploration- Northwest Passage).

Issued 1865, Edinburgh, engraved by J. Bartholomew.

Fine engraved map with lithographed color. 

Includes inset maps of an Enlarged Chart of Wellington Channel &c.; and Beechey Island, Site of Sir J. Franklin's Winter Quarters 1845-1846.

Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.

Centerfold as issued.

Sheet measures c. 17 1/2"H x 24 1/4"W.

Engraved area measures c. 17"H x 22"W.

Cartographic Reference(s):
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol.1.

[R19730].