Auction 171, Lot 157

"Carte pour Servir a l'Historie de la Guerre Entre les Etats-Unis d'Amerique et l'Angleterre, Pendant les Annees 1812, 13, 14 et 15",

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1820 (published)

Publication: Histoire de la Guerre Entre les Etats-Unis d'Amerique et l'Angleterre

Color: Black & White

13.1 x 9.8 inches
33.3 x 24.9 cm

This map served as the frontispiece to the French edition of Henry Brackenridge's History of the Late War, between the United States and Great-Britain. The map covers the region from the Eastern seaboard to well past the Mississippi River and beyond Louisiana. 27 states and territories are keyed to the map including the large Northwest and Missouri territories where the land is noted as contree unexploree (unexplored country). East of the Mississippi, the transportation network is the focal point where wagon roads, trails and the river systems are prominently depicted.

References: Phillips p. 877; Howes #B-684; Sabin #7164.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with faint scattered foxing and a short fold separation at left that has been closed on verso with archival material. A long separation along the platemark at right (outside of the image) has also been archivally repaired on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 2/6/2019