Auction 126, Lot 151

"Vereinigte Staaten in Nord America nach den Besten Hulfsmittel Verfast", Mollo, Tranquillo

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1800 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.5 x 12.5 inches
44.5 x 31.8 cm

This fascinating, scarce map of the young United States shows the original 13 states with the new additions of Vermont, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Neu Orleans standing in as present-day Louisiana. The old Spanish Districts of Howard, St. Louis, Cap Girardeau, Lawrence, and Arcansas are marked in the present-day states of Missouri and Arkansas. The map provides excellent detail of Indian tribes, towns, settlements and early roads. Mollo was a Viennese engraver and publisher whose works rarely appear on the market.


Condition: B+

There are a few scattered tiny worm holes in the map and a couple of edge tears in bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $400 - $475


Closed on 12/3/2008