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Auction 190, Lot 167

"Les Etats Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale, Partie Occidentale", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Central United States

Period: 1783 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopedique

Color: Hand Color

9.3 x 13.7 inches
23.6 x 34.8 cm
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Fascinating, early map of the western portion of the brand-new United States, centered on the Mississippi River. The southern states' borders have been extended to the Mississippi. Early settlements, frontier forts, missions, mines, Indian villages, as well as some trails and portages are revealed in great detail. Seven distance scales fill the left of the map. Engraved by Andre.

References: Sellers & Van Ee # 794.

Condition: A+

A clean, bright example on watermarked paper with good margins.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/16/2022