Auction 106, Lot 83

"[Pairl] North America [and] South America", Salmon, Thomas

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1765 (circa)

Publication: Thomas Salmon's Geography

Color: Black & White

Size:
9 x 7.2 inches
22.9 x 18.3 cm

Pair of decorative small maps. The map of North America contains a title cartouche featuring Niagara Falls and Native Americans. The British Colonies are confined east of the Appalachian Mountains. New Albion appears on the West Coast, which terminates at C. Blanco. The entire Northwest is labeled Parts Unknown. The map of South America includes the Galapagos and Solomon Islands in the Pacific and the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic. It is embellished with a landscape cartouche showing European explorers.

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Condition: B

Couple of minor spots and light surface soil.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/3/2004

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