Auction 134, Lot 169

"Nouvelle Angleterre Nlle. York Nlle. Jersey Pensilvanie Mariland et Virginie", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Colonial New England and Mid Atlantic

Period: 1748 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Portatif Universel et Militaire

Color: Hand Color

6.3 x 7.5 inches
16 x 19.1 cm

This small map shows the political situation in North America from the French perspective at the conclusion of the conflict known as King George's War, the third of the four French and Indian Wars. It covers the eastern seaboard from the Carolinas north through New England and west to include most of Lake Erie. The region west of the mountains is labeled Louisiana and Iroquois. Most of the place names outside of the coastal regions are Indian names or French forts.

References: Pedley #468.

Condition: A

Lovely example with original outline color and some minor damp stains in margins, well away from the map.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/1/2010