Catalog Archive
Auction 155, Lot 82


"Amerique Septentrionale", Anon.

Subject: North America

Period: 1790 (circa)


Color: Black & White

6.3 x 6.2 inches
16 x 15.7 cm
Download High Resolution Image
(or just click on image to launch the Zoom viewer)

This small map of North America depicts the United States with its western boundary on the Mississippi River while Louisiana and New Mexico occupy the region to its west. The Great Lakes are still shown somewhat misshapen, and the entire northwest is left blank with Alaska excluded from the map. Decorated by a simple block-style title cartouche.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with faint offsetting and a hint of toning along the sheet edges. Binding trim at lower right.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/18/2015