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Auction 144, Lot 64

"Carte de la Nouvelle Angleterre, Nouvelle Yorck, et Pensilvanie. Pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colonial New England and Mid-Atlantic

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Abrege de l'Historie Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

11.5 x 8 inches
29.2 x 20.3 cm

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; Sellers & Van Ee #721.

Condition: A

Attractive color with full, original margins and a hint of offsetting.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $230

Closed on 4/3/2013