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Auction 191, Lot 133

"Carte Generale des Etats-Unis, du 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: 1832 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20.3 x 14.8 inches
51.6 x 37.6 cm
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An uncommon and finely engraved map covering all the eastern United States to about the 100th meridian, including a little of southern Canada. The western territories include Terre du Nord Ouest that encompasses present-day Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and Minnesota. The rest of the west beyond Missouri and Arkansas is designated as Indian Districts. Texas is shown as a Mexican possession. Insets of the tip of Florida and Newfoundland are located in the lower right corner. 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+

Contemporary outline color with some faint foxing and offsetting. There is a short centerfold separation confined to the top blank margin that has been archivally repaired on verso.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/8/2023