Auction 108, Lot 98

"Amerique Septentrionale", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: North America

Period: 1783 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.5 inches
31.8 x 21.6 cm

Copper engraved map of the continent with the entire Northwest left blank. Alaska is shown as a group of islands, the largest labeled Alaschka. The United States is shown confined east of the Appalachian Mountains.

References: Seller & Van Ee #170.

Condition: A

Minor spots in blank margins and a bit of surface soil along folds.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/29/2004

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