Auction 133, Lot 109

"A Map of the British & French Plantations in North America", Anon.

Subject: Colonial New England and Canada

Period: 1755 (published)

Publication: London Magazine

Color: Hand Color

10.4 x 8.3 inches
26.4 x 21.1 cm

This charming little map of New England and northeastern Canada covers from Long Island through the coast of Labrador. New England consists of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusets Bay, New Hampshire and York County. The title cartouche was meant to serve as the title for three maps published in the July, August and September editions of the magazine. Together those maps covered the entire American theater of the Seven Years War or French and Indian War.

References: Jolly LOND-96; Kershaw #351; McCorkle #755-28; Sellers & Van Ee #65.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now flattened with the binding trim replaced at lower left to accommodate framing. There is a some stain near the right border.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/1/2010