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Auction 100, Lot 115

"Carte de la Nouvelle Angleterre, Nouvelle Yorck et Pensilvanie", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colonial New England

Period: 1767 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 8.1 inches
30 x 20.6 cm
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Nice map of the English colonies from Pennsylvania through Maine with their early boundaries. Fully engraved with topographical features. The colonies are shown confined east of the Allegheny Mountains, with the Nations Iroquoises, Indian villages and several French forts located west of the mountains. Decorative cartouche in the flourishing French style.

References: McCorkle #757-1; Sellers & Van Ee #721.

Condition: A

A few spots & tiny worm holes in margins. Bright color.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $450

Closed on 9/12/2002