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Publisher: ANONYMOUS.
Title: North America.
Published in: London, ca 1830
   
Size: 8.3 x 10.6 inches.
21.0 x 27.0 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: In good condition, with folds as issued. Paper crease.
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A simple map of North America, well engraved by Alexander Kirkwood and Son Ltd of Edinburgh. The map extends from Kamchatka, Iceland and Greenland in the north, south to Central America, the Caribbean, and to the tip of South America. Also shows the Sandwich Isles (Hawaii) and the Galapagos Islands.
Map highlights some native American Indian tribes, rivers, 'unexplored territory', 'New Albion', Louisiana stretches from the Gulf Coast up into Canada, much of the mid-west is largely unexplored.
The map in look, style and feel is very similar to that of Arrowsmith.

Established in 1826, the history of the firm Alexander Kirkwood goes back even further to 1774, when the craftsmanship and skill of James Kirkwood's hand engravings were noticed by Sir William Forbes, head of an Edinburgh bank. Sir William subsequently commissioned Kirkwood to produce the metal plates required for the manufacture of banknotes. James Kirkwood’s son Robert went on to become a renowned engraver of the plates required for banknotes, pictures, maps and geographical globes.




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