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

Cartographer(s): Antoine Boudet
Date: 1785
Place: Paris
Dimensions: 63.5 x 47 cm (25 x 18.5 in)
Condition Rating: VG

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Description

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.

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Condition Description

Excellent.

References

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