Auction 116, Lot 365

"The West Indies, and Gulf of Mexico, from the latest Discoveries and Best Observations", Lodge, John

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1778 (published)

Publication: Town & Country Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 9 inches
34.3 x 22.9 cm

This detailed and well engraved copper plate map extends to include all of the West Indies, Florida, east Texas, the Yucatan and northern South America. It is from the November 1778 issue of Town & Country Magazine and was engraved to accompany the article "A general Description of the West Indies." An uncommon issue.

References: Jolly TOWN-3.

Condition: B

Good impression on thick hand laid paper. Margins are trimmed to just outside neatline, else very good. One tiny hole visible when held to light.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/20/2006

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