Early United States 13 Colonies 1785-90 Brion de la Tour Desnos French map
Early United States 13 Colonies 1785-90 Brion de la Tour Desnos French map Early United States 13 Colonies 1785-90 Brion de la Tour Desnos French map Early United States 13 Colonies 1785-90 Brion de la Tour Desnos French map
$ 375.00

Carte Des Etats-Unis de L'Amerique Septentrionale dressee d'apres des Cartes Anglaises.

(North America, United States, 13 Colonies, Massachusetts, Virginia, New York, New Hampshire, Vermont, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Delaware).

Issued c. 1785-90, Paris by S. Desnos. Map by Brion de la Tour.

Fine and uncommon late 18th century engraved map with original hand color.

Fascinating historical depiction which confines the nation to east of the Appalachian mountains. Curious outlines for New England and mid- Atlantic states, note New York and Pennsylvania for instance.

Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, top blank margin shaved right into the neat line, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.

Sheet Measures c. 10" H x 13" W.

Engraved Area Measures c. 9" H x 10" W.

Cartographic Reference(s):
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, pp. 191.

[PL3 - R2635].