AN EXTRAORDINARILY LARGE MAP FEATURING A BEARDLESS LINCOLN. [Map of America with Historical Vignettes.] [N.P.: no publisher, 1860.]

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Lot 1157
AN EXTRAORDINARILY LARGE MAP FEATURING A BEARDLESS LINCOLN.
[Map of America with Historical Vignettes.] [N.P.: no publisher, 1860.]

US$ 1,500 - 2,500
£ 1,200 - 1,900
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AN EXTRAORDINARILY LARGE MAP FEATURING A BEARDLESS LINCOLN.
[Map of America with Historical Vignettes.] [N.P.: no publisher, 1860.] Engraved map with hand coloring, 635 x 1575 mm. Featuring vignette portraits of every President up to a beardless Abraham Lincoln and other scenes from American history. Paper toned, creased, some spotting.

In addition to the map of America and its Presidents, this large work features an engraving of the signing of the Declaration, the battles of the U.S.S. Constitution and the Bon Homme Richard, and an image of steamship with the caption: "An American exhibiting to the sovereigns of Europe the progress of his country."

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  • It appears that the present lot is the lower half of a larger map titled "The Cottage Ornament."
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