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Auction 93, Lot 85

"L'Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en ses Principaux Etats", Anon.

Subject: North America

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Black & White

8.8 x 7 inches
22.4 x 17.8 cm
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Charming map of the continent showing the imaginary 'Mer de l'Ouest' and a NORTHWEST PASSAGE stretching from Baffins Bay to the 'Archipel St. Lazare'. There is not yet any sign of a recognizable Alaska. The British colonies are confined east of the Appalachian Mountains with French Louisiana stretching to the Pacific Northwest. Decorative title cartouche features two Native Americans.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/6/2000