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Auction 118, Lot 140

"Amerique Septentrionale", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: North America

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre

Color: Black & White

12.5 x 8.4 inches
31.8 x 21.3 cm

The entire western part of the continent is left completely blank on this map of North America. The British Colonies and a few major cities are named along the eastern seaboard and in the Great Lakes region. Alaska is shown as a group of islands, the largest of which is labeled Alaschka.

References: Seller & Van Ee #170.

Condition: B

Very fine, early impression that is a little weaker at upper right. Hand laid paper with original, wide margins. Just a hint of centerfold toning and one tiny hole visible only when held to light along centerfold.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2007