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Auction 89, Lot 78

"Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale qui comprend le Cours de l'Ohio, la Nlle Angleterre, la Nlle York, le New Jersey, la Pensylvanie, le Maryland, la Virginie, la Caroline",

Subject: Colonial United States

Period: 1755 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

24.5 x 18.7 inches
62.2 x 47.5 cm
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Beautifully engraved, large map of the eastern seaboard with a large inset of the South Carolina coast. Very detailed map of the British colonies, based on John Mitchell's great map of North America from the same year. Great information on the river systems and settlements along the coast and inland to the Mississippi River. Large uncolored title cartouche. Faint soiling in the region of Nantucket, else fine with crisp engraving and good color.


Condition: A

Estimate: $850 - $950

Sold for: $850

Closed on 12/8/1999