Auction 99, Lot 158

"Carte des Etats-Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale, dressee d'apres des Cartes Anglaises", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1793 (circa)

Publication: Atlas General

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 9 inches
25.4 x 22.9 cm

Copper engraved map with light wash color to show the newly formed thirteen states. The U.S. extends west to the Mts. Allagany and beyond that are the Monts Apalache and the Contree des Six Nations. Numerous place names, Indian regions, forts, and rivers located on this relatively early chart of the United States.

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Condition: A

Crisp impression on thick hand laid paper. Close trimmed at top, as issued.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/12/2002

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