Auction 140, Lot 173

"Carte de la Partie Sud des Etats Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Southeast United States

Period: 1778 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 cm

Attractive and concise copper-engraved map that covers the states of Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia in the new United States. All settlement is confined east of the Appalachians with les Cherokees the only note in the otherwise blank region west of the mountains. There are four distance scales located on the left side of the map. Engraved by Andre.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1406.

Condition: A

Faint offsetting.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $450

Closed on 5/23/2012