"Gli Stati Uniti dell'America Delineati sulle ultime Osservazioni - Secondo Foglio che comprende Parte Della Nuova Inghilterra ed inottre La Nuova Scozia…", Cassini, Giovanni Maria
Subject: Canada and United States
Period: 1797 (dated)
Publication: Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale
Color: Hand Color
18.6 x 13.5 inches
47.2 x 34.3 cm
Decorative and unusual chart covering the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Nova Scotia with part of New England. This map was part of Cassini's multi-sheet map of Colonial North America. The border between Canada and present-day Maine, which was to be a subject of dispute for the next 50 years, reflects British interests. Large decorative title cartouche.
References: Kershaw #759; Portinaro & Knirsch p. 296-297, plt. #CLXV
Tiny tear in bottom margin, else very good.