Auction 116, Lot 165

"Carte de la Louisiane, et de la Floride", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Colonial South

Period: 1780 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 12.6 inches
21.6 x 32 cm

Handsome map of the American Southeast and the Mississippi River Valley that extends from Charleston, South Carolina west to include New Orleans and north well into Illinois. It provides good detail on the course of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. Florida is shown with its panhandle extending west to include Mobile and Biloxi. A small inset provides details of the Missouri River.

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Condition: B

Couple of minor spots and slightly uneven old color.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/20/2006

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