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Auction 95, Lot 71

"Amerique Septentrionale", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: North America

Period: 1748 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

7.6 x 6.2 inches
19.3 x 15.7 cm

Nice small map of the continent depicting the political boundaries. The British colonies are confined to the eastern seaboard and there is a very large 'Louisiane'. The Ohio River is labeled 'R. des Ouabaches'. The entire Northwest coast, above the peninsula of California, is blank. There is an open-end bay in Hudson Bay leaving open the possibility of the Northwest Passage. Simple title block.

References: Pedley #446.

Condition: B

Crisp impression and modern color. Light toning on fold and a small corner of margin missing.

Estimate: $240 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/13/2001