November 09, 2017 05:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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Phelipeau - Colonies Angloises Dans L'Amerique

René Phelipeau (active 1748-1784), based on the work of Jean Baptiste Nolin (1657-1725) Carte Generale des Colonies Angloises Dans L'Amerique Septentrionale Pour l'Intelligence de la Guerre Presente D'apres des Manuscrit Anglais par J. B. Nolin Geographe Corrigé, Augmenté des indications des principaux evenemens de la Guerre avec le tracée des Limites pour constituer le traité de Paix proposé entre la Couronne de la Grande Bretagne Et Les Etats unis Par R. Phelipeau Géographe Professeur de Mathematique de l'Ecole Royale Militaire de Londres 1783., inset by L. Denis, black and white period engraving with hand color on lined paper, 20-1/4 x 28-1/4 in. (plate), 21-1/4 x 29-3/4 in. (overall); unframed

Notes: This copy of the map was published in William C. Wooldridge, Mapping Virginia, figures 152, 152a, pp. 168-169.

Copies of this map are held in the Library of Congress, New York Public Library, and the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.

Text in Chesapeake Inset: Le Detail de la Baye de Chesapeake Par L. Denis Geographe et Auteur du Conducteur Francois [with additional title at lower right] Supplément Qui Représente la partie de la Virginie, ou se trouvent le Theatre ou l'Armée Combinée des Francois et des Etats Unies a fait prisonnier le General Cornowalis le 19 Octobre 1781, et le Plan d'attaque d'Yorck et de Glocester. Pars les Generaux Washingcton et Rochambeau.

Provenance: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Proceeds to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund

Provenance:Collection of William C. Wooldridge; Collection of the Virginia Cartographical Society, LC; deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia with all proceeds to benefit the Collections Acquisitions Fund.

Condition:

toning, losses in margins at top and bottom central, minor losses to lower left and right corners, and horizontal split at central fold all conserved and supported by lining; fading, minor handling grime in margins, separately printed "42" in upper right corner suggests that this may have been part of an atlas

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$6,600
11/09/2017

 

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