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Auction 156, Lot 79

"L'Amerique Suivant les Dernier Memoires", Nolin, Jean Batiste

Subject: Western Hemisphere - America

Period: 1783 (published)

Publication: Atlas Generale a l'Usage des Colleges et Maisons d'Education...

Color: Hand Color

7.9 x 8 inches
20.1 x 20.3 cm
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This small, scarce map of the Americas was published in Louis-Joseph Mondhare's Atlas Generale a l'Usage des Colleges et Maisons d'Education.... It includes a more accurate depiction of the Pacific Northwest in the wake of Captain Cook's recent explorations of the region. Within the United States, New York, Virginia, la Caroline, two Floridas, Louisiana, and Nouveau Mexique are named. Baja California is labeled as Californie, and Mexico is Nouvelle Espagne. Several Indian tribes are identified out west. There are numerous place names in South America, especially along the coasts.

References: Phillips (A) #4297-32.

Condition: B

Moderately toned with light scattered foxing. There is a piece of masking tape along top edge of sheet on verso.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 2/17/2016