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Auction 142, Lot 125

"Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali", Homann Heirs

Subject: Colonial United States and Canada

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21.5 x 19.8 inches
54.6 x 50.3 cm
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Great sheet consisting of four separate maps: Virginia und Maryland; Carolina nebst einem Theil von Florida; New Engelland, New York, New Yersey und Pensilvania; and New Foundland, od. Terra Nova, S. Laurentii Bay, die Fisch-Bank, Acadia, nebst einem Theil New Schotland. Each map details the British possessions in North America, with roads, forts, towns, coastal shoals. Text panel at bottom. German title at right, Die Gros-Britannische Colonie-Laender in Nord America.

References: Cumming (SE) #233; McCorkle #740.1; Portinaro & Knirsch #123; Sellers & Van Ee #83.

Condition: B

Backed with heavy paper to reinforce and repair a few edge tears, with one tear just passing the neatline. There is a printer's crease at lower right, a few minor spots, and light soiling in the lower blank margin.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/28/2012