Up for sale is an. Antique map titled "British Possessions In North America, With Part Of The United States" Compiled From Official Sources. This Map measures approximately 16 x 25 inches, including the border area.
Map is blank of the reverse side. The Map is on very thin tissue paper and is very fragile. The Map is from Volume I of M'Culloch's Universal Gazetter, A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, of the various Countries, Places, and Principal Natural Objects In The World. Published in 1843 by Harper & Brothers, New York. The map was engraved by Charles Copley.
Map is generally in Good condition. There are several creases in the map, where it has been folded within the book. The map has wear, browning, and some foxing.The right edge is torn from the top to the bottom, and the border portion is missing on the bottom half - however, it does not affect the actual map. There is a tear on the right edge at the middle crease, which extends about 1/2 and inch into the map.
There are other dings here and there, as well. Please note that while I have included pictures of the Title Page of the "Dictionary" that this map was taken from, it is NOT included in the sale, as it is a reference piece to determine authenticity for the other maps. I would be happy to include a copy if requested.
This is an original, authentic antique map, not a reproduction or modern reprint, and it is fully guaranteed to be genuine. It is a great piece of history and would look wonderful matted and framed! Please see my store for other great items. The item "1843 Map of British Possessions in North America withPart of the US" is in sale since Monday, April 20, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".
The seller is "book14850" and is located in Rockville, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.