Buell’s 1784 Map Fetches $1.8 Million

Abel Buell’s 1784 New and Correct Map of North America (see previous entry) went for a lot more than expected at auction: $1.8 million. WestportNow takes a curious look at the auction by profiling the map dealer who lost the auction (the local angle).

Previously: Rare 1784 Map of the U.S. Being Auctioned Next Month.