Auction 110, Lot 122

"[Lot of 2] Carte du Nord des Etats Unis et ou Grand Canal de Communication du Lac Erie a la Riviere d'Hudsons [with] Plan et Profil du Canal Projette du Lac Erie a la Riviere Hudson dans l'Etat de Neuwyork", Cordier, Louis Etienne Joseph

Subject: Eastern United States and Great Lakes

Period: 1820 (circa)

Publication: Histoire de la navigation Interieure

Color: Hand Color

See Description

Two maps illustrating the road and canal network in the Great Lakes region. The first map (14.4 x 16.5") covers the region south of Lakes Erie and Ontario with Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York. At bottom is a profile plan titled "Niveau de la Riviere d' Hudson a Troy." Second map (22 x 5.5") is a profile plan of the can connecting Lake Erie with the Hudson River. Cordier was a French military engineer who published several works on canals, railways and roads in France, England and America.


Condition: A+

Both issued folding. Second with faint offsetting that erases easily.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/2/2005