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Auction 126, Lot 76

"Les Colonies des Europeens en Amerique", Bourgoin, P.

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Black & White

2.8 x 5.3 inches
7.1 x 13.5 cm
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Copper engraved miniature map of the Americas on Mercator's projection. California is shown correctly as a peninsula. There is little detail with only general place names. The British colonies are confined to the eastern seaboard.


Condition: A

Beautiful, early impression with a hint of light toning at center left.

Estimate: $100 - $140


Closed on 12/3/2008