Auction 129, Lot 80

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

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
2.8 x 5.3 inches
7.1 x 13.5 cm

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.

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Condition: A

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

Estimate: $100 - $140

Unsold

Closed on 9/23/2009

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