Auction 163, Lot 63

"Carte Generale des Etats Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale, Renfermant Aussi Quelques Provinces Angloises Adjacentes", Tardieu, Pierre Francois

Subject: Eastern United States & Canada

Period: 1797 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel de Geographie Physique et Politique...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 12.8 inches
42.7 x 32.5 cm

Nice early map of the United States with fourteen states and their capitals named, and extending south to include the Isles Lucayes (Bahamas). The country's western boundary is shown on the Mississippi River, although the states' western boundaries are not all depicted. A few forts are located in the western regions, but most detail is confined along the coast.

References: McCorkle #797.6.

Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with a bit of foxing confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/14/2017

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