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Auction 174, Lot 131

"Etats Unis de l'Amerique", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1788 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.1 x 11.6 inches
43.4 x 29.5 cm
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An early map of the United States with its western boundary on the Mississippi River. Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina extend to the Mississippi, while Virginia is left open-ended into a a large unnamed Northwest Territory that encompasses the region north of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. Further to the west is Louisiana and Mexico with a French note stating not much is known about this region. There is good interior detail throughout including the location of numerous forts and Indian tribes.


Condition: A

A strong impression on watermarked paper.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/11/2019