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Auction 104, Lot 270

"An Accurate Map of the West Indies, Exhibiting not only all the Islands possess'd by the English, French, Spaniards & Dutch, but also all the Towns and Settlements on the Continent of America adjacent thereto", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1740 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

15.2 x 12.2 inches
38.6 x 31 cm
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Fascinating map covering the Southern U.S., Central America and the islands in the Caribbean. It is covered with interesting notations concerning the history of the region. The map was also published separately with notations at bottom that it was to be included in the "Geography Reformed."

References: Jolly GENT-6.

Condition: C

Dark impression on thick paper. Close trimmed at top, as issued. Binding side trim into neatline and 2" closed tear. Long split along fold, closed on verso, else good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/10/2003