Catalog Archive
Auction 157, Lot 178


"Carte de la Partie Nord, des Etats Unis, de l'Amerique Septentrionale", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Colonial New England & Mid-Atlantic

Period: 1782 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.7 x 8.4 inches
32.3 x 21.3 cm

This very early map presents the northern part of the newly-formed United States. It covers the region from northern Virginia to Maine (Machasuzet Bay), and westward to include Lake Erie. The map has good topographical detail, and it also includes numerous settlements, forts, and Indian villages. It locates Baltimore, Annapolis, Alexandria, New York, Boston, Ft. Halifax, and much more. There are four distance scales at upper left.

References: McCorkle #782.1B; Sellers & van Ee #744.

Condition: B+

Light offsetting with some toning along the centerfold and a small, archivally repaired hole near the center of the image.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/4/2016