Auction 88, Lot 71

"Charte von dem Engellaendischen u. Franzoesischen Besitzungen in Nord America", Schreiber, Johann Christoph

Subject: Colonial United States and Canada

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 7 inches
24.1 x 17.8 cm

Attractive copper engraved map of the colonies of France and Britain. The British colonies are confined east of the Appalachian Mtns and include Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Louisiana and Florida are shown to be the possessions of France, while the region between the Mississippi River and the Appalachians is shown to be disputed between the two European powers. Filled with Indian place names and early settlements. Nice strapwork title cartouche. Minor toning.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $450

Closed on 10/2/1999

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