Auction 137, Lot 179

"Carte des Provinces Septles. des Etats-Unis", Rochefoucald Liancourt, Francois Alexander

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1807 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
19.8 x 12.8 inches
50.3 x 32.5 cm

An uncommon and crisply engraved map describing the northern part of the young United States. The map extends from the Passamaquoddy Bay in Maine down to Delaware and west to Lake Erie. It provides a nice view of early settlements and roads, as well as the mountains and forests.

References:

Condition: A

Binding trim at left with ample margin remaining. Issued folded now flat, with a fold separation in left blank margin closed on verso with Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/14/2011

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