Auction 129, Lot 134

"Charte von dem Engellaendischen u. Franzoesischen Besitzungen in Nord America", Schreiber, Johann Georg

Subject: Colonial United States and Canada

Period: 1753 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Selectus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7 inches
25.4 x 17.8 cm

This boldly engraved map details the British and French colonies in North America on the eve of the French & Indian War. The coloring distinguishes the disputed region between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River. The newly formed (1752) colony of Georgia is included in the list of English colonies at lower right. The large Louisiane region east of the Mississippi is filled with Indian tribes and villages.

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Condition: B+

Original coloring with some minor soil at lower right.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/23/2009

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