Dec 13, 2018 - Sale 2496

Sale 2496 - Lot 24

Price Realized: $ 2,080
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(CANADA.) Trutch, J.W.; and Launders, J.B. Map of British Columbia to the 56th Parallel, North Latitude. Hand-colored engraved case map dissected into 24 segments and mounted to original linen. 27x39 inches overall, folding into publisher's 8vo format gilt and blind stamped blue cloth case; covers showing a bit of wear, map generally fine. London: Edward Stanford, 1871

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Excellently detailed and visually appealing, this was the first official map of British Columbia after it had recently become the newest province to join the Canadian Confederation in July, 1871; the map was published in October, 1871.