Auction 154, Lot 68

"Amerique Septentrionale pour la Cosmographie Elementaire", Dezauche, J. A.

Subject: North America

Period: 1781 (dated)

Publication: Cosmographiae Elementaire

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.6 x 9.5 inches
26.9 x 24.1 cm

This map of North America depicts the United States to mostly east of the Appalachians with a numbered key at right identifying the 13 states. France is in control of the upper Midwest, while Spain occupies everything west of the Mississippi River. The western side of North America is nearly blank except for Santa Fe and some speculative mountain ranges.

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Condition: A

Issued folding on watermarked paper with one tiny rust spot near Lake Erie.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/16/2015

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