Auction 120, Lot 173

"Carte de la Partie Nord, des Etats Unis, de l'Amerique Septentrionale", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1783 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

12.6 x 8.5 inches
32 x 21.6 cm

Nice copper engraved map covering the eastern seaboard from Maine (Machasuzet Bay) to Maryland and inland to Lake Erie and the Ohio River. Numerous settlements and forts are named, including in the western frontier Cumberland, Ft. Necessite, Fort Duquesne, Sandoske Ft., and many more. There is excellent detail of mountains and rivers. Four distance scales, simple text titling.

References: McCorkle #782.1; Sellers & Van Ee #744.

Condition: B

Three wormholes patched in facsimile at top neatline, a trace of toning at centerfold, else a beautiful example with fine coloring.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 7/18/2007