Auction 104, Lot 141

"A New & Accurate Map of Louisiana, with Part of Florida and Canada, and the Adjacent Countries Drawn from Surveys, assisted by the most approved English & French Maps & Charts", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Colonial Louisiana

Period: 1757 (published)

Publication: A Complete System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 13.5 inches
41.9 x 34.3 cm

A beautifully detailed map that extends west to the Rio Grande. Features oversized Great Lakes and Texas labeled Country of the Cenis. Filled with place names, many Indian tribes, forts, and much more. A long note gives credit for the geography of the French portion of the map to the French cartographer Jacques Bellin. Large and decorative cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $700 - $900

Sold for: $500

Closed on 9/10/2003

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