1785 Boudet - États-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale... [with alternative state names]

1785 map of the United States with alternative state names proposed by Thomas Jefferson

Title:

États-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale avec les Isles Royale, de Terre Neuve, de St. Jean, l'Acadie &c.

Map maker:

Antoine Boudet

Place and Year:

Paris, 1785

Dimensions:

63.5 x 47 cm (25 x 18.5 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Original color outlines

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

Rare Antoine Boudet edition of this fascinating early map of the newly created United States, with a note which includes 10 new states proposed by Thomas Jefferson -- Silvania, Michigania, Chersonesus, Arsenistpia, Metropotamia, Illinoia, Saratoga, Washington, Polypotamia, and Pelisypia.

CONDITION NOTES

Excellent.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00200

REFERENCES

Karpinski CIII; Seller & Van Ee 187 (Boudet variant ed.).

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