Auction 126, Lot 162

"Carte pour le Voyage dans les Parties Interieures de l'Amerique", Anville/Anburey

Subject: Northeastern United States

Period: 1790 (published)

Publication: Voyages dans les parties interieurs de l'Amerique

Color: Black & White

8.8 x 11.5 inches
22.4 x 29.2 cm

This map is from the French edition by Thomas Anburey of d'Anville's map. It covers the region from Maine to Virginia; Pennsylvania is shown west to the Allegheny, called "R. de l'Ohio." Vermont is simply called "Nouvelle Angleterre." The title is contained in a fine rococo-style cartouche. An uncommon issue.

References: McCorkle #790.2

Condition: B

The map has a nice impression on a thin sheet of hand laid paper. The long tear which travels through Massachusetts toward Lake Ontario is closed on verso with archival tissue with a light, old tape stain remaining.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/3/2008