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1790 circa Johann Walch

Very rare map of North America, published shortly after Cook's discovery of the Sandwich Islands (shown).

Includes a marvelous treatment of the Upper Northwest, Canada and Alaska, noting the Dogged Ribbed Indians in Canada and the 2 Volcanos in Alaska. The first time we have ever had the map.

Condition Description
Early 20th Century Linen Backing
Johann Walch Biography

Johann, or Johannes, Walch (1757-1816) was a painter and engraver. He was well-known for painting miniature portraits, having trained in Geneva, Venice, and Rome. Walch published several atlases and sheet maps. As with his atlases, many of Walch’s maps were reprinted after his death.