Auction 88, Lot 78

"Part of North America, comprehending The Course of the Ohio, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina and Georgia. From the Sr. Robert, with Improvements",

Subject: Colonial United States

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.7 x 8.5 inches
29.7 x 21.6 cm

Based on a larger map by Robert de Vaugondy, this fine copper engraving is filled with detail of early settlement, Indian villages, and topography. The colonies are shown extending to the Illinois and Mississippi rivers. Large inset of South Carolina and part of Georgia. Decorative title cartouche. Close trimmed at top right neatline, as issued, with one unobtrusive spot, else fine.

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Condition: B

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 10/2/1999

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