Auction 161, Lot 179

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

Subject: Colonial New England & Mid-Atlantic

Period: 1782 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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: A

A nice impression with a few tiny splits along the centerfold only visible when held to light.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/8/2017

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