Auction 109, Lot 92

"Amerique Septentrionale", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: North America

Period: 1748 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Portatif Universel et Militaire

Color: Hand Color

7.7 x 6.2 inches
19.6 x 15.7 cm

Nice small map of the continent depicting the political boundaries. The British colonies are confined to the eastern seaboard and there is a very large Louisiane. The Ohio River is labeled R. des Ouabaches. The entire Northwest coast, above the peninsula of California, is blank. There is an open-ended bay in Hudson Bay leaving open the possibility of the Northwest Passage. Simple title block.

References: Pedley #446.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/1/2004