Auction 130, Lot 395

"Bowles's New Pocket Map of the Atlantic or Western Ocean, Laid Down from the Latest Discoveries…", Bowles, Carrington

Subject: Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1784 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 17.8 inches
55.9 x 45.2 cm

This is a rare map of the Atlantic Ocean, showing the trade routes from Europe to the various European colonies, including Virginia and the Carolinas, the Cadiz Galleon Routes, and tracks to the West Indies. There is good detail along the Atlantic Seaboard of North America, which is noted as XIII United States. The Great Fishing Banks are noted off Newfoundland.

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Condition: B+

Rich original color with some minor foxing along centerfold and at bottom.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/2/2009

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