Auction 97, Lot 96

"A Map of New France Containing Canada, Louisiana &c. in Nth. America…", Moll, Herman

Subject: Colonial United States and Canada

Period: 1745 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 7.2 inches
25.9 x 18.3 cm

Interesting map depicting the European possessions in the eastern part of North America. France controls Canada and the Great Lakes region, the British colonies stretch from Carolina to Newfoundland, and Spain controls New Mexico, Louisiana and Florida. Filled with Indian place names and forts. In "New Mexico", Santa Fe, St. Antonio, and El Paso are named.

References: McCorkle #717-1

Condition: B

Light offsetting and short binder's tear into border, repaired.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/5/2001