Auction 169, Lot 181

"Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland, ou de la Baie de Chesapeack et Pays Voisins pour Servir a l'Histoire des Etablissemens Europeens...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colonial Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1773 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

11.2 x 7.4 inches
28.4 x 18.8 cm

Finely engraved colonial map that covers most of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware with a bit of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The interior is fully engraved with mountains and great detail along the rivers. An early network of trails and wagon roads stretches as far west as Frederic Town ou Winchester and north to Philadelphia. A delicate rococo-style title cartouche adorns the map.

References: cf. Sellers & Van Ee #1383.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/12/2018