Auction 106, Lot 136

"Kaart van Louisiana, en Florida", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: Southern United States

Period: 1785 (published)

Publication: Atlas tot Opheldering der Hedendaagsche Historie

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.2 x 12.5 inches
20.8 x 31.8 cm

Uncommon map of the Southeast and the Mississippi River Valley based on Bonne. The map extends from Charleston, South Carolina west to include New Orleans and north well into Illinois. Good detail on the course of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. Florida is shown with its panhandle extending to the west to include Mobile and Biloxi. Shows towns, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory. Small inset of the Missouri River and its tributaries. Bold block-style title cartouche.

References: Seller and Van Ee #1403.

Condition: B

Some light foxing throughout.

Estimate: $230 - $300

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/3/2004

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