Auction 111, Lot 132

"Carte de al Partie Nord des Etats Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: New England

Period: 1783 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.7 x 8.4 inches
32.3 x 21.3 cm

Very early map of the newly-formed United States. It covers the region from northern Virginia to Maine (Machasuzet Bay) with good topographical detail including numerous settlements, forts, and Indian villages. Four distance scales.

References: McCorkle #782.1; Sellers & van Ee #744.

Condition: A

Good impression with later full hand coloring. Blue wash coloring in ocean. A little paper thinness at upper margin with some loss in this area that may be original, resulting in a deckled edge.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/8/2005