Auction 139, Lot 310

"Map of the Gulf of Mexico, the Islands and Countries Adjacent", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1777 (dated)

Publication: Robertson's History of America

Color: Black & White

19.3 x 12.5 inches
49 x 31.8 cm

Lovely copper engraved map covering the region from Florida and the Gulf coast to northern South America. The southern portion of Florida is fragmented into numerous waterways. There is crisp detail of the many islands, the South American coast and Central America. Decorative rococo-style title cartouche and compass rose. Published by W. Strahan and T. Cadell.

References: Howes #R358.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with a couple of minute separations at fold intersections and faint offsetting.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 2/15/2012