Auction 156, Lot 87

"Amerique Septentrionale", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: North America

Period: 1748 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Portatif Universel et Militaire

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.7 x 6.2 inches
19.6 x 15.7 cm

Nice small map of the continent depicting the political boundaries. The British colonies are confined to the eastern seaboard and there is a very large Louisiane. The Ohio River is labeled R. des Ouabaches. The entire Northwest coast, above the peninsula of California, is blank. There is an open-ended bay in Hudson Bay leaving open the possibility of the Northwest Passage. Simple block title cartouche.

References: Pedley #446.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with attractive color and one small spot of foxing in the North Atlantic.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/17/2016

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