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Auction 182, Lot 163

"Carte de la Partie Nord, des Etats Unis, de l'Amerique Septentrionale", Bonne/Raynal

Subject: New England & Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1783 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Histoire Philosophique

Color: Hand Color

12.6 x 8.4 inches
32 x 21.3 cm

This very early map presents the northern part of the newly-formed United States. It covers the region from northern Virginia to Maine (Machasuzet Bay), and westward to include Lake Erie. The map has good topographical detail, and it also includes numerous settlements, forts, and Indian villages. It locates Baltimore, Annapolis, Alexandria, New York, Boston, Ft. Halifax, and much more. There are four distance scales at upper left.

References: McCorkle #782.1A; Sellers & van Ee #744.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression, issued folding on watermarked paper with minor toning, light offsetting, and remnants of paper tape along the top edge of the sheet on recto.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 4/28/2021