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Auction 138, Lot 142

"Nouvelle Carte des Etats-Unis, du Haut et Bas-Canada, de la Nouvle. Ecosse, du Nouvau. Brunswick, de Terre-Neuve &c.", Brue, Adrien Hubert

Subject: Canada & United States

Period: 1832 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
36.8 x 24.8 inches
93.5 x 63 cm

This scarce map shows the United States east of the Texas panhandle and Arkansas and Missouri River valleys, which are divided into the Ozark, Osage, Sioux, and Mandan Indian Districts. It also includes the eastern, settled parts of Canada. The map is beautifully engraved and incredibly detailed, particularly of the roads and railroads. Notations throughout concern the Indian tribes, river courses, and early western trails. Includes seven insets: Newfoundland, Southern Florida, Western United States, Philadelphia & Trenton vicinity, New York City vicinity, Boston vicinity and Baltimore & Washington. All surrounded in a bold keyboard style border. Printed on thick paper with the embossed seal of the Brue firm above title.

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Condition: B+

Original color on a thick sheet with light offsetting. Short centerfold separations at top and bottom have been closed with archival tape. Two minute holes just inside map border at left have been professionally closed.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/7/2011

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