"Carte de la Partie Septentrionale des Etats Unis, Comprenant le Canada, la Nouvelle Ecosse, New Hampshire, Massachuset's Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-Yorck, Etat de Vermont avec Partie de Pensilvanie et de New-Jersey", Tardieu, Pierre Francois
Subject: Eastern United States & Canada
Period: 1797 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Universel de Geographie Physique et Politique
Color: Hand Color
16.8 x 12.6 inches
42.7 x 32 cm
Finely detailed map of the Northeast extending from Philadelphia up the coast to Ile d'Anticosti and the mouth of the St. Lawrence, and inland to show part of Lake Ontario. Fine detail particularly along the Hudson River locates scores of towns and villages, shows roads, mountains and watershed. Four distance scales at upper left and a simple block-style title cartouche. Longitude is measured from Paris on the lower scale and from Isle de Fer at top. Engraved by Tardieu with lettering by Andre and published by Chanlaire & Mentelle.
References: McCorkle #797.5.
Thick hand laid paper with wide, original margins and light damp stains along the edges of the sheet. Horizontal crease across center has been pressed and reinforced on verso with Japanese tissue.