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Auction 142, Lot 165

"Carte de la Nouvelle Angleterre Nouvelle York et Pensilvanie pour Servir a l’Histoire des Etablissemens Europeens", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colonial New England and Mid-Atlantic

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

11.5 x 8 inches
29.2 x 20.3 cm
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Beautifully engraved map of the English colonies from Pennsylvania through Penobscot Bay in Maine with their early boundaries. The colonies are shown confined east of the Allegheny Mountains, with the Nations Iroquoises, Indian villages and several French forts located west of the mountains. The map extends to show Lake Ontario and most of Lake Erie. A flourishing French rococo-style cartouche decorates the map.

References: McCorkle #773.1; cf Sellers & Van Ee #721.

Condition: A

A strong impression with original color on watermarked paper.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/28/2012