Auction 99, Lot 129

"Carte de la Louisiane, et de la Floride", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Colonial Louisiana Territory

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de...Globe Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.2 x 12.5 inches
20.8 x 31.8 cm

Strongly engraved map of the American Southeast and the Mississippi River Valley. The map extends from Charleston, South Carolina west to include New Orleans and north well into Illinois. Good detail on the course of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. Florida is shown with its panhandle extending to the west to include Mobile and Biloxi.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1401.

Condition: B

Excellent impression with bright, later color. Full margins. A little toned along centerfold and marginal soiling, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/12/2002

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