Auction 106, Lot 79

"Les Colonies des Europeens en Amerique", Anon.

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Black & White

2.8 x 5.4 inches
7.1 x 13.7 cm

Copper engraved miniature map of the Americas on Mercator's Projection. California shown in the peninsular style. Despite the title, the only colonies named are Acadie, Mariland, Virginie and Caroline. Engraved by P. Bourgoin.


Condition: A

Nice impression on hand laid paper. Margin a little rough along binding side.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/3/2004