Auction 114, Lot 120

"A New & Accurate Map of North America Including the British Acquisitions gain'd By the late War", Entick, John

Subject: Colonial United States and Canada

Period: 1763 (dated)

Publication: General History of the Late War

Color: Hand Color

9 x 7.6 inches
22.9 x 19.3 cm

This scarce little map covers the eastern part of North America from James Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. It shows boundaries, colonies, towns, cities, forts, and Indian tribal territory. Earl Granville's Property is shown to extend past the Mississippi to the western edge of the map. Embellished with a quaint title cartouche and compass rose. Published in 1766.

References: McCorkle #766.2; Sellers & Van Ee #105.

Condition: A

Tiny binding cut just entering neatline, repaired with tissue.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $500

Closed on 3/1/2006