Auction 97, Lot 101

"Carte de la Louisiane et Pays Voisins Pour servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colonial Central United States

Period: 1757 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
12 x 8.8 inches
30.5 x 22.4 cm

This superb small map is based on Delisle's map of Mississippi and Louisiana. Finely engraved and detailed map of the Louisiana Territory extending from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and Nouveau Mexique and locating Santa Fe. Many Indian place names, forts (including French) and early European settlements are shown. Decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Good impression on full sheet of hand laid paper with small watermark. Two small areas of foxing, still very good.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/5/2001

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