Auction 148, Lot 128

"Partie du Nord de l'Amerique Septentrionale, pour Servir a l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique…", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Colonial United States & Canada

Period: 1774 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Histoire Philosphique et Politique

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.3 x 12.6 inches
23.6 x 32 cm

This attractive map of the eastern part of North America shows the British colonies confined along the eastern seaboard with French Louisianne and Canada taking up the interior. In the upper left is a series of rivers and lakes purportedly connecting Hudson Bay with la Mer de l'Ouest (Sea of the West). Features include the notation of the Natchitoches tribe in Louisiana Territory, along with numerous additional native tribes. Three distance scales and a fine shield-style cartouche embellish the composition. Engraved by Andre.

References: McCorkle #774.1.

Condition: B

Issued folding on watermarked paper with faint offsetting. There is a binding trim at right and an associated 5" binding tear that has been closed on verso with old paper.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/19/2014

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