Auction 170, Lot 140

"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...", Tardieu, Pierre Francois

Subject: Northeastern United States & Canada

Period: 1797 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel de Geographie Physique et Politique

Color: Hand Color

16.6 x 12.7 inches
42.2 x 32.3 cm

This striking map of the Northeast extends 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 and shows roads, mountains, and watershed. There are 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.

Condition: A

On a sturdy sheet with faint offsetting along the centerfold.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 11/14/2018