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Auction 102, Lot 258

"An Accurate Map of the West Indies, with the Adjacent Coast", Gibson, John

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1762 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

11.4 x 7 inches
29 x 17.8 cm

Strongly engraved chart with decorative rococo-style cartouche and compass rose. Published in the February issue, the map includes Florida and extends to show all of the Windward Islands, and much of Mexico and Central America. Windheads indicate the tradewinds.

References: Jolly GENT-156.

Condition: A

Folding, as issued. Nice age toning on handlaid paper with watermark.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/5/2003