Auction 169, Lot 143

"Carte Generale des Etats-Unis, des Haut et Bas-Canada, de la Nouvle. Ecosse, du Nouvau. Brunswick, de Terre-Neuve, &a. Seconde Edition", Brue, Adrien Hubert

Subject: Eastern United States & Canada, Texas

Period: 1843 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.3 x 14.5 inches
51.6 x 36.8 cm

An uncommon and finely engraved map covering all the eastern United States to about the 100th meridian, with a portion of southern Canada. The northwestern territories include a large Iowa Territory and Ter. Du Nord Ouest that encompasses present-day Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and eastern Minnesota. The rest of the West past Missouri and Arkansas is designated as Indian Districts/i>. The eastern half of the Republic of Texas is shown but is mostly blank with a lengthy notation filling the central portion. Insets of the tip of Florida and Newfoundland are located in the lower right. Surrounded by a decorative keyboard-style border that indicates longitude from Paris. The handsome map includes fancy title lettering embellished with flourishes and Brue's embossed seal.

References:

Condition: B+

Original outline color with light offsetting.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/12/2018

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