Auction 150, Lot 143

"Stati-Uniti", Duvotenay, Thunot

Subject: United States, Texas

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 8.8 inches
30.5 x 22.4 cm

This Italian edition of Duvotenay's map of the United States shows Mexico encompassing the majority of the Southwest and California. Texas is shown as an independent Republic. The states east of the Mississippi River are named and outlined. Besides Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas, land west of the Mississippi River is separated into the District of the Mandines, District of the Osages, District of the Ozark, District of the Sioux, and District of the Oregon. Canada is called Nuova Bretagna. The map includes decorative borders with graphic elements in the corners and four distance scales.

References:

Condition: B

Scattered foxing and toning with small remnants of masking tape in the blank margins on verso.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/17/2014

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