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Auction 99, Lot 141

"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

Condition: A

Tiny tear in bottom margin, else very good.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/12/2002