Auction 125, Lot 116

"Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali", Homann Heirs

Subject: Colonial United States and Canada

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.8 x 19.8 inches
55.4 x 50.3 cm

Great sheet consisting of four separate maps: Virginia und Maryland; Carolina nebsteinem Theil von Florida; New Engelland, New York, New Yersey und Pensilvania; and New Foundland, od. Terra Nova, S. Laurentii Bay, die Fisch-Bank, Acadia, nebst einem Theil New Schotland. Each map details the British possessions in North America, with roads, forts, towns, coastal shoals. Text panel at bottom. German title at right, Die Gros-Britannische Colonie-Laender in Nord America.

References: Cumming (SE) #233; McCorkle #740.1; Portinaro & Knirsch #123; Sellers & Van Ee #83.

Condition: C+

Slightly faded original color with some uneven toning. There is damage and paper loss along the centerfold that affects the map borders. It has been stabilized with tissue on verso along with a couple of tiny cracks in the map of Newfoundland visible when held to the light.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Unsold

Closed on 9/24/2008

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