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Auction 118, Lot 226

"Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale qui comprend le Cours de l'Ohio, la Nlle. Angleterre, la Nlle. York, le New Jersey, la Pensylvanie, le Maryland, la Virginie, la Caroline", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Colonial United States

Period: 1755 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

24.5 x 18.8 inches
62.2 x 47.8 cm

This is the first state of this beautifully engraved, large map of the British colonies extending from Maine to the Carolinas with a large inset of South Carolina and Georgia. The map is based on John Mitchell's great map of North America from the same year. It provides extensive information on the river systems and settlements along the coast and inland to the Mississippi River with particularly good detail of the Ohio River region. It is embellished with a large title cartouche engraved by Marie Catherine Haussard.

References: Cumming (SE) #295; Pedley #469.

Condition: A

Couple of spots in blank margins, else near fine.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Sold for: $750

Closed on 3/6/2007