Auction 144, Lot 70

"Carte de la Louisiane, et de la Floride", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Colonial Southern United States

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 12.5 inches
21.6 x 31.8 cm

This handsome map of the American Southeast and the Mississippi River Valley extends from Charleston, South Carolina west to include New Orleans and north into southern Illinois. In this French-produced map Louisiana extends to the Appalachian Mountains bordering the southern colonies. The Mississippi and Ohio Rivers are well delineated. Florida is shown with its panhandle extending west to include Mobile and Biloxi. Locates Charles Town, Savannah, St. Augustine, Mobile, Pensacola and several far western settlements and forts in the frontier. A small inset provides details of the Missouri River. Six distance scales fill the Gulf of Mexico.

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Condition: B+

Watermarked paper on a full sheet with faint centerfold toning.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 4/3/2013

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