North American Continent w/ unknown & doubtful lakes 1846 Walker map hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(North America, British Canada, Mexico, Great Lakes, Hudson's Bay, Great Lakes, Rocky Mountains, Caribbean).
Issued 1846, Boston by Samuel Walker. Engraved by Illman & Pilbrow.
Great Salt Lake in modern day Utah is labelled as having an unknown western boundary, above it is a "doubtful" Lake Timpanogos. Note how Oregon Territory extends well up into modern day Canadian British Columbia.
Fine engraved map, with lovely hand color.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 10 3/4" H x 8 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.