Current Auction
Lot 93
Current Auction

"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

Period: 1840 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel de Geographie...

Color: Hand Color

20.3 x 14.8 inches
51.6 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 Ter. 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 the central portion. 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.


Condition: B+

Original color with light toning, minor extraneous creasing adjacent to the centerfold, and short centerfold separations confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/9/2021