Auction 88, Lot 87

"The United States of America", Cary, John

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1808 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 11 inches
22.9 x 27.9 cm

Charming engraving from the Atlantic Ocean west to the Mississippi River identifying a very large Missouri Territory that extends north from Louisiana, showing the Northwest Territory, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan Territories, south to Florida and the Bahamas. With only minor faint foxing in the margin, this map has beautiful color and crisp engraved lines.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $225 - $250

Sold for: $230

Closed on 10/2/1999

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