Canada Alaska British America 1865 large mid-19th century map Russian AmericaBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol.1.