Auction 159, Lot 206

"Carte de la Louisiane, et de la Floride", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Colonial Southern United States

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Atlas des Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.4 x 12.8 inches
21.3 x 32.5 cm

This handsome map of the American Southeast and the Mississippi River Valley extends from Charleston, South Carolina west to include New Orleans and north into southern Illinois. In this French-produced map Louisiana extends to the Appalachian Mountains bordering the southern colonies. The Mississippi and Ohio Rivers are well delineated. Florida is shown with its panhandle extending west to include Mobile and Biloxi. Locates Charles Town, Savannah, St. Augustine, Mobile, Pensacola, and several far western settlements and forts in the frontier. A small inset provides details of the Missouri River. Six distance scales fill the Gulf of Mexico. Engraved by Andre.

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Condition: A

A nice impression issued folding, now flat, with minor offsetting and a binding trim in the left blank margin that has been replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/14/2016

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