Auction 112, Lot 149

"Vereinigte Staaten in Nord America", Mollo, Tranquillo

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1818 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.6 x 13 inches
44.7 x 33 cm

This fascinating, scarce map of the young United States shows the original 13 states with the new additions of Vermont, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Neu Orleans. The old Spanish Districts of Howard, St. Louis, Cap Girardeau, Lawrence, and Arcansas are marked in the present-day states of Missouri and Arkansas. The map provides excellent detail of Indian tribes, towns, settlements, and early roads. Mollo was a Viennese engraver and publisher whose works rarely appear on the market.


Condition: B

Two tiny worm holes in blank areas of the map. Couple of edge tears in bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/28/2005