Auction 161, Lot 140

"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 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.6 x 9.7 inches
34.5 x 24.6 cm

An uncommon map of the early United States, published shortly 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: B+

Issued folding with a 1" binding tear at right and a 1.25" fold separation at bottom that have both been repaired on verso with archival tape. Faint offsetting.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/8/2017

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