Auction 100, Lot 144

"Carte Generale des Etats Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale, renfermant aussi quelques Provinces Angloises adjacentes", Tardieu

Subject: United States - Eastern

Period: 1797 (circa)

Publication: Mentelle's Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 12.8 inches
42.7 x 32.5 cm

Nice early map of the United States with fourteen states and their capitals named. The country's western boundary is shown on the Mississippi River. However, the states' western boundaries are not depicted. The western part of Florida is labeled Pays des Natches. A few forts are located in the western regions, but most detail is confined along the coast.

References: McCorkle #797.6.

Condition: A

A little foxing in margins, else fine.

Estimate: $375 - $425

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/12/2002

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