Auction 154, Lot 103

"Carte Generale des Etats Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale, Renfermant Aussi Quelques Provinces Angloises Adjacentes", Tardieu, Pierre Francois

Subject: Eastern United States & Canada

Period: 1797 (circa)

Publication: Mentelle's Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

16.9 x 12.7 inches
42.9 x 32.3 cm

Nice early map of the United States with fourteen states and their capitals named, and extending south to include the Isles Lucayes (Bahamas). The country's western boundary is shown on the Mississippi River, although the states' western boundaries are not all depicted. A few forts are located in the western regions, but most detail is confined along the coast.

References: McCorkle #797.6.

Condition: A

On watermarked paper with minor soiling and binding holes in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/16/2015