Auction 165, Lot 165

"Louisiana", Ehrmann, Theodor Friedrich

Subject: Central United States

Period: 1804 (circa)

Publication: Schilderung von Louisiana...

Color: Hand Color

6.6 x 8.5 inches
16.8 x 21.6 cm

An interesting little map showing the Mississippi basin. The United States are labeled Freye Staaten with the frontier showing a huge Indiana, an incompletely formed Kentucki, and Georgia taking in all the region to the Mississippi, including the area of Tennessee. Locates many Indian villages as well as early western forts.

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 371; Sabin #4964.

Condition: B+

Issued folding on watermarked paper with light toning. There is an edge tear at right that just touches the border that has been closed on verso with archival material.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/15/2017