Auction 116, Lot 150

"Carte de la Nouvelle Angleterre, Nouvelle Yorck et Pensilvanie", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colonial New England and Mid-Atlantic

Period: 1757 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 8 inches
30 x 20.3 cm

This nice French & Indian War period map portrays the English colonies from Pennsylvania through Maine with their early boundaries. It is fully engraved to include topographical features and several place names. The colonies are shown confined east of the Allegheny Mountains, with the Nations Iroquoise, Indian villages and several French forts located west of the mountains. It is decorated with a title cartouche in the flourishing French style.

References: McCorkle #757-1; Sellers & Van Ee #721.

Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/20/2006