Sale 503 Lot 48

LAURIE, Robert (1755-1836) and James WHITTLE (d.1818)
The United States of America with the British Possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland divided with the French, and the Spanish Territories of Louisiana and Florida according to the Preliminary Articles of Peace Signed at Versailles the 10th of Jany. 1783. London, 12 May 1794 [but watermarked J Whatman 1808].

Hand-colored engraved map of eastern North America, image 460 x 510 mm (528 x 723 sheet). Decorative cartouche. (Clean tears at the top and bottom of center fold repaired on verso, a few short marginal tears repaired.) Article III of the Treaty of Paris, printed next to the cartouche, delineates the fishing rights retained by the United States in the Grand Banks, off the banks of Newfoundland and in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Estimate $ 1,200-1,800

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