Auction 127, Lot 136

"A New Map of the British Empire in Nth. America, Drawn from the Latest Authorities", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Colonial United States and Canada

Period: 1782 (circa)

Publication: Millar's New Complete & Universal System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

15 x 13 inches
38.1 x 33 cm

This handsome Revolutionary War period map covers the area east of the Mississippi River and from James Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. It shows the provinces and colonies, towns and cities, Indian villages and tribal territory, along with mines, forts and other points of interest. An inset depicts southern Florida as a vast group of islands. The Carolinas and Georgia extend to the Mississippi River.

References: McCorkle #782.10; Sellers & Van Ee #180.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now flattened. There is some faint offsetting, else very good.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $600

Closed on 2/25/2009