Auction 115, Lot 157

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

Subject: United States - Eastern

Period: 1782 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de toutes les parties connues du Globe Terrestre…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.2 inches
31.8 x 20.8 cm

Nice copper engraved map covers the eastern seaboard from Maine (Machasuzet Bay) to Maryland and inland to Lake Erie and the Ohio River. Numerous settlements and forts are named, including in the western frontier Cumberland, Ft. Necessite, Fort Duquesue, Sandoske Ft., and many more. There is excellent detail of mountains and rivers. Four distance scales, simple text titling. Engraved by Dien.

References: McCorkle #782.1A; Sellers & Van Ee #744.

Condition: B

Strong impression and bright later coloring. Light damp stain along centerfold.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/21/2006

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