Auction 90, Lot 75

"Charte von dem Engellaendischen u Franzoesischen Bestizungen in Nord America",

Subject: Colonial Canada and United States

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 with a couple of tissue repairs of tears in bottom margin.

References:

Condition: A

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/15/2000

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