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Auction 164, Lot 118

"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 (dated)


Color: Black & White

13.6 x 9.5 inches
34.5 x 24.1 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. Michigan Territory is named. 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. Engraved by R. Walker.


Condition: B+

A nice impression with light offsetting.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 9/13/2017