Auction 129, Lot 915

"The Mapping of the Great Lakes in the Seventeenth Century Twenty-Two Maps from the George S. & Nancy B. Parker Collection",

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1989 (published)


Color: Black & White

14.5 x 22.5 inches
36.8 x 57.2 cm

This large hardbound portfolio contains 22 large single-fold maps with the 85 page soft cover book with title as given above. With Foreward by George S. Parker, two Prefaces by David Woodward and another by Norman Fiering, and the Introduction and Commentary by Kevin Kaufman of the University of Wisconsin. Published by the John Carter Brown Library, Providence, Rhode Island. The portfolio has pockets for the booklet and the 22 unbound, folding black & white maps. Each map measures approximately 28 x 21" and contains on the verso detailed information including its history and condition. Sturdy folio clamshell case of ivory and burgundy, cloth over heavy boards. An important work devoted to the study of the mapping of this area.


Condition: A+


Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/23/2009