Auction 170, Lot 132

"Carte Generale des Etats Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale, Renfermantaussi Quelques Provinces Angloises Adjacentes", 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 12.7 inches
42.7 x 32.3 cm

Nice early map of the United States with fourteen states and their capitals named, and extending south to include the Isles Lucayes (Bahamas). The country's western boundary is shown on the Mississippi River, although the states' western boundaries are not all depicted. A few forts are located in the western regions, but most detail is confined along the coast. Published by Chanlaire & Mentelle.

References: McCorkle #797.6.

Condition: A

A fine impression on a watermarked sheet with faint soiling and a pair of small wormholes around the centerfold that have been infilled with archival materials.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/14/2018