Auction 106, Lot 87

"L'Amerique Septentrionale", Raspe, Gabriel Nikolaus

Subject: North America

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 10.8 inches
20.3 x 27.4 cm

Interesting map of the continent showing the region of disputed territory between the English and the French encompassing the territory between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River and between Lake Ontario and Lake Huron. It also shows an interesting depiction of the Riv. De L' Ouest connecting Lake Superior with L. Ouinipigon and subsequently off the map toward the Pacific. Simple title cartouche and compass rose.

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Condition: A

Nice original color. Bit of foxing in margins.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $375

Closed on 3/3/2004

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