Auction 134, Lot 135

"Carte de la Partie Septentrionale des Etats Unis, comprenant le Canada, La Nouvelle Ecosse, New Hampshire, Massachuset's Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-Yorck, Etat de Vermont avec partie de Pensilvanie et de New-Jersey", Tardieu, Pierre Francois

Subject: Eastern Canada & New England

Period: 1797 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel de Geographie Physique et Politique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 12.7 inches
41.9 x 32.3 cm

Finely detailed map of the Northeast extending from Philadelphia up the coast to Ile d'Anticosti and the mouth of the St. Lawrence, and inland to show part of Lake Ontario. Fine detail particularly along the Hudson River locates scores of towns and villages, shows roads, mountains and watershed. Four distance scales at upper left and a simple block-style title cartouche. Longitude is measured from Paris on the lower scale and from Isle de Fer at top. Engraved by Andre and published by Chanlaire & Mentelle.

References: McCorkle #797.5.

Condition: B+

On thick paper with watermark and very wide margins. A little light centerfold toning from backstrap and small stain left of center, else very good to fine.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/1/2010

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