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Auction 89, Lot 80

"Carte du Theatre de la Guerre sur le Continent de l'Amerique Septentrionale",

Subject: Colonial United States

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Black & White

12.2 x 9.7 inches
31 x 24.6 cm

Engraved by Bourgoin in a crisp, precise style. The map provides a French view of the region east of the Mississippi River with the British colonies confined east of the Appalachian Mountains. A large table lists the French and English possessions with the major forts. Good detail throughout. One light spot in map and some light staining from paste on the verso. Small cut in margin, else very good & on strong paper.


Condition: B

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/8/1999