Auction 126, Lot 386

"The West Indies Exhibiting the English French Spanish Dutch & Danish Settlements with the Adjacent Parts of North & South America from the Best Authorities", Middleton, Charles T.

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1779 (published)

Publication: Middleton's Complete System of Geography

Color: Black & White

11.2 x 7.4 inches
28.4 x 18.8 cm

This is an uncommon map of the Caribbean showing the colonial holdings of Britain, France, Spain, the Netherlands and Denmark after the Treaty of Paris in 1763, by way of a lettered key at left. Southern Florida is shown with large, interconnected waterways effectively turning the region into an archipelago. The map was derived from the Thomas Jefferys'' 1760 map of the same title.


Condition: A

On a full sheet with very wide margins. A few marginal spots, otherwise near fine.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 12/3/2008