May 26, 2016 - Sale 2417

Sale 2417 - Lot 133

Price Realized: $ 2,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
PALAIRET, JEAN. Carte des Possessions Angloises & Françoises du Continent de l'Amérique Septentrionale. Double-page engraved map of the American colonies, after Mitchell. 18 3/4x23 1/4 inches sheet size. Manuscript ink notes in bottom margin transcribing text from later issues. London: Nourse, [et al.], 1755

Additional Details

This is a rare example of Stevens & Tree's first state, with the Explication only in French and without Palairet's name on the map. Sellers and Van Ee 56; Stevens & Tree, 18(a).