Auction 104, Lot 272

"A New and Accurate Map of the West Indies and the adjacent Parts of North & South America", Hinton, John

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1755 (published)

Publication: Universal Magazine

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.6 x 10.4 inches
37.1 x 26.4 cm

A very attractive map of the West Indies including the coastlines of the Gulf of Mexico, all of Central America, and the north coast of South America. Shows principal towns and cities, a few navigation routes, channels, rocks and shoals and numerous small islands. The title cartouche is particularly decorative in the rococo style. Engraved by R.W. Seale.

References: Jolly UNIV-47; Sellers & van Ee #1686.

Condition: B

Original color. Bit of uneven toning. Binding tear extending 1.5" into map, repaired on verso with tissue.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/10/2003

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