Auction 125, Lot 134

"United States of America, Exhibiting the Seat of War on the Canadian Frontier from 1812 to 1815", Baines, Edward

Subject: Canada & United States

Period: 1816 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 9.5 inches
34.3 x 24.1 cm

A very uncommon map of the early United States, published right after the War of 1812. The map details the eastern United States including the plains region to the west of the Mississippi. Mississippi is a large territory that includes present-day Alabama. The map is filled with early settlement locations and Indian villages. Inset with a "Chart of Lakes Erie & Ontario on an Enlarged Scale," where much of the action took place during the war.

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Condition: B+

Toned at top with a few minor edge tears not into the map.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/24/2008

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