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Auction 125, Lot 357

"West Indies", Playfair, James

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1810 (published)

Publication: Playfair's Geography

Color: Black & White

22 x 18.2 inches
55.9 x 46.2 cm

A well engraved double-page chart that shows the whole Caribbean Basin to include parts of Florida, Yucatan and northern South America. Fancy titling in scroll lettering. Dr. Playfair was historiographer to the Prince of Wales.


Condition: A

Fine engraved line on a thick sheet with what looks like centerfold toning but is show through from the backstrap.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 9/24/2008