Auction 140, Lot 128

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

Subject: Eastern Canada & United States

Period: 1839 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
37 x 24.8 inches
94 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. Dissected and backed with old linen, with an engraved paper label by publisher Ch. Picquet on verso.

References:

Condition: B+

Original color with light offsetting and a few unobtrusive spots. There are a couple of small holes in the linen at fold intersections.

Estimate: $500 - $650

Sold for: $375

Closed on 5/23/2012

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