Auction 99, Lot 159

"Etats Unis de l'Amerique", Blondeau, Alexandre

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1798 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 7 inches
20.3 x 17.8 cm

Nice view of the United States with its western boundary on the Mississippi River and sixteen states listed. Includes a large unnamed Northwest Territory that extends to the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers and includes Illinois. Everything west of the Mississippi is Louisiane. Good detail throughout including locating the several Army lands (Wabash, Illinois, Ohio, and New Jersey Companies) and numerous Indian Tribes.

References:

Condition: A

Crisp impression and nice color on a full sheet of hand laid paper with wide margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/12/2002

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