Auction 124, Lot 337

"A New & Accurate Map of the Seat of the late War in the West Indies with a Plan of the City and Harbour of Havannah", Entick, John

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1763 (dated)

Publication: The General History of the Late War…

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.2 x 7.7 inches
23.4 x 19.6 cm

An uncommon pair of maps on one sheet, showing the results of the Treaty of Paris in the Caribbean, which ended the French and Indian War in 1763. The bottom of the map shows the Caribbean with a key above indicating islands ceded by France to Great Britain, conquered by Britain and restored to France, conquered by Britain and restored to Spain, and neutral islands ceded to France. The port of Havana, which was captured by the British in 1762, is charted at the top of the sheet with north oriented to the left.

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Condition: A

A sound example with a couple minor creases. Narrow margin (less than 1/8") to neatline at top left as issued.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 5/7/2008

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