Auction 101, Lot 220

"The West Indies", Longman Co.

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1808 (dated)

Publication: Atlas to Cruttwell's Gazetteer

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 14 inches
47 x 35.6 cm

Includes a slightly larger area than most maps of the region, as it includes all of Central America, part of the Yucatan Peninsula, northern Venezuela, and all of East and West Florida. Florida shows a large Spiritu Santo Bay and a large inland lake (Spiritin Santo Lagoon) connected to the west coast via Charlotte Harbour. Finely engraved throughout the islands with delicate coloring.

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Condition: A

Good impression and pleasant coloring on full sheet with 1805 watermark. Two small printer's creases.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/4/2002

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