Auction 146, Lot 130

"Carte de la Partie Septentrionale des Etats Unis, comprenant le Canada, La Nouvelle Ecosse, New Hampshire, Massachuset's Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-Yorck, Etat de Vermont avec partie de Pensilvanie et de New-Jersey", Tardieu, Pierre Francois

Subject: Eastern United States & Canada

Period: 1797 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel de Geographie Physique et Politique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 12.5 inches
42.7 x 31.8 cm

Finely detailed map of the Northeast extending from Philadelphia up the coast to Ile d'Anticosti and the mouth of the St. Lawrence, and inland to show part of Lake Ontario. Fine detail particularly along the Hudson River locates scores of towns and villages, shows roads, mountains and watershed. Four distance scales at upper left and a simple block-style title cartouche. Longitude is measured from Paris on the lower scale and from Isle de Fer at top. Engraved by Andre and published by Chanlaire & Mentelle.

References: McCorkle #797.5.

Condition: B+

Issued on watermarked, bluish paper. There is one small spot in the title cartouche with chips to the bottom blank margin, far from the image, and a few tiny wormholes in the blank margin only visible when held to light.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/4/2013

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