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Auction 116, Lot 895

"The Mapping of the Great Lakes in the Seventeenth Century Twenty-Two Maps from the George S. & Nancy B. Parker Collection",

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1989 (published)


Color: Black & White

14.5 x 22.5 inches
36.8 x 57.2 cm
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This is a portfolio with 22 large folding maps and a 85 page soft cover Introduction & Commentary by Kevin Kaufman of the University of Wisconsin. Published by the John Carter Brown Library, Providence, Rhode Island. The portfolio has pockets for the booklet and the 22 unbound, folding black & white maps. Each map measures approximately 28 x 21" and contains on the verso detailed information including its history and condition. Foreword by George S. Parker, prefaces by David Woodward & Norman Fiering. Sturdy folio clamshell case of ivory and burgundy, cloth over heavy boards. An important work devoted to the study of the mapping of this area.


Condition: A

Contents are fine. Cloth cover has a little soiling along front near spine and some stray blue scuff marks.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/20/2006