Auction 157, Lot 135

"United States of America, Exhibiting the Seat of War on the Canadian Frontier from 1812 to 1815", Baines, Edward

Subject: Eastern United States & Canada

Period: 1816 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 9.5 inches
34.3 x 24.1 cm

A very uncommon map of the early United States, published right after the War of 1812. The map details the eastern United States including the plains region to the west of the Mississippi. Mississippi is a large territory that includes present-day Alabama. The map is filled with early settlement locations and Indian villages. Inset with a "Chart of Lakes Erie and Ontario on an Enlarged Scale," where much of the action took place during the war.

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Condition: A

A dark impression with one small spot at far left and a trimmed, but adequate, bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $475

Closed on 5/4/2016

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