Auction 150, Lot 162

"Carte de la Partie Nord, des Etats Unis, de l'Amerique Septentrionale", Bonne/Raynal

Subject: Colonial New England & Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

12.8 x 8.5 inches
32.5 x 21.6 cm

This early map presents the northern part of the newly-formed United States. It covers the region from northern Virginia to Maine (Machasuzet Bay), and westward to include Lake Erie. The map has good topographical detail, and it also includes numerous settlements, forts, and Indian villages. Locates Baltimore, Annapolis, Alexandria, New York, Boston, and Ft. Halifax. There are four distance scales at upper left.

References: McCorkle #782.1A; Sellers & Van Ee #744.

Condition: A

On bluish paper with a hint of toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/17/2014