ARROWSMITH, Aaron (1750-1823) A Map of the United States of North America. 1796

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ARROWSMITH, Aaron (1750-1823)

A Map of the United States of North America

Drawn from a number of Critical Researches by A. Arrowsmith, Geographer

Charles Street, Soho Square

London: A. Arrowsmith, 1796

First Edition, original issue: Stewart 79(a)

Fine folding engraved wall map, dissected into 36 sections mounted on cartographic linen

Total dimensions:  49 1/4 x 57 inches

$38,000

 

 

The first map published in England to recognize and name the “United States.”  Arrowsmith was Britain’s pre-eminent wall map publisher, and this superb example has the finest original color we have ever seen come on the market.  Completely original and unrestored.

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