Project Description

“Comparative, Geographical & Statistical Map Of North America/Comparative, Geographical & Statistical Map Of Asia” Published in William Woodbridge’s “Modern Atlas, on a New Plan, to Accompany the System of Universal Geography” N.P. , c.1831.

An interesting map of North America and Asia as shown from the North Pole. Towns, Cities and statistical information are shown. Published during the height of the polar explorations of John Franklin, Sir John Ross and Captain George Back. Russian colony of Alaska would remain so until 1867.

Map Condition: Some chips to margin, small split to centrefold and spot just inside neatline to Asia map otherwise very good.  Map Type: Steel engraved map with hand colouring

Stock No: 1399
Cartographer: Reed, Abner
Year: c. 1831

Height (in): 16.5
Width (in): 11
Price: $125