Auction 96, Lot 141

"A Correct Map of the United States of North America, Including the British and Spanish Territories, carefully laid down agreeable to the Treaty of 1784", Bowen, Thomas

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication: Banke's New System of Universal Geography, Published by Royal Authority

Color: Hand Color

17.4 x 12.1 inches
44.2 x 30.7 cm

An early map of the United States at the conclusion of the American Revolution. The eastern boundary is along the Mississippi River. The western region is well detailed with Indian names and interesting notations such as "Extensive Meadows Full of Buffalos" and "Country Full of Mines."

References: McCorkle #787.1; Sellers & Van Ee #756.

Condition: B

Overall surface soil with several old creases, flattened but still slightly visible.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/12/2001