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Auction 118, Lot 429

"Map of the European Settlements in Mexico or New Spain and the West Indies", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Southern United States, Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1783 (dated)

Publication: Robertson's History of America

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 12 inches
50.8 x 30.5 cm

This detailed and expansive map covers all of the southern United States up to the Carolinas at Cape Henry. The map continues through the region labeled the Great Space of Land unknown to the southern tip of Baja California. All of the Caribbean is shown, naming the Great Antilles, Cuba, the Bahamas, with the Windward and Leeward together labeled Caribbee Is. Filled with place names and rivers and Indian tribes. The map is decorated with a ribbon-style cartouche.

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Condition: B

Lovely, delicate color. Binding side tear on left into map about 3.25" professionally repaired with archival tissue on verso.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/6/2007

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