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Auction 107, Lot 97

"Part of North America, comprehending The Course of the Ohio, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina and Georgia. From the Sr. Robert, with Improvements", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Colonial United States

Period: 1759-60 (published)

Publication: New Geographical Dictionary

Color: Hand Color

11.7 x 8.5 inches
29.7 x 21.6 cm
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Based on a larger map by Robert de Vaugondy, this fine copper engraving is filled with detail of early settlement, Indian villages, and topography. The colonies are shown extending to the Illinois and Mississippi rivers. Large inset of South Carolina and part of Georgia. Decorative title cartouche.

References: McCorkle #759.2.

Condition: A

Trimmed to neatline at one corner, as issued. Modern coloring.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/9/2004