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Auction 100, Lot 227

"Carte de la Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale, comprenant les Possessions Espagnoles", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: United States, Mexico and Central America

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Black & White

10.6 x 8.7 inches
26.9 x 22.1 cm

Nice copper engraved map of the Spanish possessions in North America. The western part of the United States is completely blank and labeled Nouvelle Albion Suivant Drake and Quivira. Good detail of the Indian tribes, particularly in the Southwest and the Mississippi River valley. Title in simple block style.


Condition: A

Very faint offsetting, still very good.

Estimate: $180 - $240

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/12/2002