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Auction 118, Lot 272

"Les Etats Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale Partie Occidentale", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: United States - Midwest

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopedie

Color: Hand Color

9 x 13.6 inches
22.9 x 34.5 cm

Fascinating, early map of the western portion of the brand-new United States, centered on the Mississippi River. The southern state's borders have been extended to the Mississippi. Early settlements, frontier forts, missions, mines, Indian villages, as well as some trails and portages are revealed in great detail. Seven distance scales fill the left of the map.

References: Sellers & Van Ee # 794.

Condition: B

One stain just under Lake Michigan, else very good.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/6/2007