Auction 126, Lot 92

"North America", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: North America

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Salmon's Gazetteer

Color: Black & White

Size:
9 x 7.3 inches
22.9 x 18.5 cm

Map of North America includes a curious representation of the Mississippi River, a triangular Florida with a mountain range, and a nice depiction of all the Great Lakes. The West is Parts Unknown and New Albion. Detail on the California coast extends to C. Blanco and in the Atlantic the Great Fishing Bank is located. The early British colonies are named. Native Americans grace the scenic title cartouche.

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Condition: B+

Hint of offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/3/2008

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