NORTH WESTERN AMERICA SHOWING THE TERRITORY CEDED BY RUSSIA TO THE UNITED STATES. (ALASKA)

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S. Augustus Mitchell


North Western America showing the territory ceded by Russia to the United States. (Alaska)

Handcolored engraving, 1867.
Image size 11 1/2 x 14" (294 x 356 mm) plus margins.
Good condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 13391
Price: $175.00
Publisher : Published by S. A. Mitchell, Philadelphia.
One of the first maps of Alaska after its purchase by the United States from Russia. This purchase, instigated by U.S. Secretary of State William Seward, took place on August 1st, 1867. At the time of its purchase it was popularly called “Seward’s Folly.” From "Mitchell's New General Atlas,…". Nicely embellished with a grape vine border. Maps

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