Auction 144, Lot 57

"Carte de la Partie Nord, des Etats Unis, de l'Amerique Septentrionale", Bonne/Raynal

Subject: Colonial Eastern United States

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.2 inches
31.8 x 20.8 cm

This very early map presents the northern part of the newly-formed United States. It covers the region from northern Virginia to Maine (Machasuzet Bay), and westward to include Lake Erie. The map has good topographical detail, and it also includes numerous settlements, forts, and Indian villages. Locates Baltimore, Annapolis, Alexandria, New York, Boston, and Ft. Halifax. There are four distance scales at upper left.

References: McCorkle #782.1C; Sellers & van Ee #744.

Condition: B+

Faint toning along centerfold, light offsetting, and a few spots of printer's ink residue. There is an archivally repaired edge tear confined to the left blank margin.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 4/3/2013

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