Auction 153, Lot 182

"Partie Meridionale des Possessions Angloises en Amerique, Dressee sur les Memoires de J.B. Nolin", Nolin, Jean Batiste

Subject: Colonial Southeast United States

Period: 1783 (circa)

Publication: Atlas General a l'Usage des Colleges et Maisons…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 8 inches
26.2 x 20.3 cm

Rarely seen map of the Southeast, showing the regions east of the Mississippi in an unusual configuration. Present-day Tennessee is named as Caroline, while North and South Carolina are named but shown without a boundary separating them. The regions that would become Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia are within a large Louisiane and an oddly triangular Floride that reaches up to a range of mountains running east-west from the Appalachians to the Mississippi River. The map is filled with Indian place names.

References: Phillips (A) #4297-36; Sellers & van Ee #1407.

Condition: B+

A clean and bright example with some faint color offsetting.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $230

Closed on 5/20/2015

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