Auction 119, Lot 189

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

Subject: Colonial South

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8.4 x 12.6 inches
21.3 x 32 cm

This handsome map of the American Southeast and the Mississippi River Valley extends from Charleston, South Carolina west to include New Orleans and north into Illinois. The Mississippi and Ohio Rivers are finely described. Florida is shown with its panhandle extending west to include Mobile and Biloxi. A small inset provides details of the Missouri River.


Condition: B

Nice impression with folds as issued. The binding side margins is approximately 1/8" with a binding tear just into the map, repaired with archival tape. Two small wormholes in the top border have been repaired with some facsimile.

Estimate: $180 - $230


Closed on 5/9/2007