Auction 96, Lot 87

"Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionale…", Tardieu, Ambroise

Subject: North America

Period: 1821 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.2 x 15.7 inches
53.8 x 39.9 cm

Interesting early 19th century map with good detail throughout and early territorial configurations. Just west of the Mississippi River are the three districts of Girardeau, Lawrence, and Arkansas. These are remnants of French and Spanish divisions in what is present-day Missouri and Arkansas. The U.S. and Canadian boundary follows the U.S. claims into present-day British Columbia and Mexico controls all of California and the Southwest. The map is filled with place names, Indian tribes and much else of interest.

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Condition: B

Light foxing along fold and in margins.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/12/2001

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