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Auction 181, Lot 112

"Carte Generale des Etats-Unis, des Haut et Bas-Canada, de la Nouvle. Ecosse, du Nouvau. Brunswick, de Terre-Neuve, &a. Seconde Edition", Brue, Adrien Hubert

Subject: Eastern United States & Canada, Texas

Period: 1843 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.1 x 14.8 inches
51.1 x 37.6 cm

An uncommon and finely engraved map covering all the eastern United States to about the 100th meridian, with a portion of southern Canada. The northwestern territories include a large Iowa Territory and Terre Du Nord Ouest that encompasses present-day Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and eastern Minnesota. The rest of the West past Missouri and Arkansas is designated as Indian Districts./i> The eastern half of the Republic of Texas is shown but is mostly blank with a lengthy notation filling its interior. Insets of the tip of Florida and Newfoundland are located in the lower right. Surrounded by a decorative keyboard-style border that indicates longitude from Paris. The handsome map includes fancy title lettering embellished with flourishes and Brue's embossed seal.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression on a clean sheet with a short edge tear along the top sheet edge that has been closed on verso with hinge tape.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/10/2021

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