Auction 137, Lot 477

"Carte Generale des Royaumes Etats & Domaines, que les Rois & La Couronne de la Grande-Bretagne ont Possedez ou Possedent en Europe en Afrique & en Amerique", Rapin-Thoyras, Paul de

Subject: Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1736 (circa)

Publication: L'Histoire d'Angleterre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21 x 16 inches
53.3 x 40.6 cm

This unusual map of the North Atlantic identifies British possessions on both the Western and Eastern Hemispheres. Drawn on a conical projection, the map outlines the British colonies in North America prior to the French and Indian War, as well as British claims in Europe and Africa.

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Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed. On watermarked paper, with right-hand margin cut within 1/8" of neatline.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/14/2011

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