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Auction 125, Lot 350

"West Indies", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1767 (circa)

Publication: A New Geographical and Historical Grammar

Color: Hand Color

11.3 x 7 inches
28.7 x 17.8 cm

Handsome, small map of the West Indies and the Gulf of Mexico showing an oddly shaped Florida peninsula. The decorative title cartouche features a scene of the trade goods of the region. The maps from Thomas Salmon's New Geographical and Historical Grammar were drawn Thomas Jefferys.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1730.

Condition: B

Paper has been added to the top margin to better accommodate framing. A small hole near St. Kitts has been infilled and is only noticeable on verso, although the type of paper used is modern.

Estimate: $120 - $170

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/24/2008