"Carte des Etats-Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale, dressee d'apres des Cartes Anglaises", Brion de la Tour/Desnos
Subject: United States - Eastern
Period: 1780 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
12.2 x 11.4 inches
31 x 29 cm
Attractive map with light wash color to show the newly formed thirteen states. The United States extends west to the Mts. Allagany and beyond that are the Monts Apalache and the Contree des Six Nations. Numerous place names, Indian regions, forts, and rivers located on this relatively early chart of the United States. The map is surrounded by a bold and striking decorative border, which was printed from a separate copper plate.
References: Sellers & Van Ee #740.