Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 452

"Carta del Golfo del Messico, dell'Isole e Paesi adjacenti", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1777 (dated)

Publication: Dr. Robertson's History of America

Color: Hand Color

18.5 x 12 inches
47 x 30.5 cm

This is an unusual Italian version of this interesting map of Florida, the Gulf Coast, Central America and the Caribbean. The map is beautifully engraved with an almost calligraphic quality, and it is filled with much information on place names, topography and sailing routes.


Condition: B

Light offsetting. Right margin trimmed close to neatline with a tiny bit of loss and extended with paper to better accommodate framing.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/6/2007