Auction 150, Lot 338

"A New & Accurate Map of the Seat of the Late War in the West Indies with a Plan of the City and Harbour of Havannah", Entick, John

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1763 (dated)

Publication: The General History of the Late War…

Color: Hand Color

9.2 x 7.8 inches
23.4 x 19.8 cm

An uncommon pair of maps on one sheet, showing the results of the Treaty of Paris in the Caribbean, which ended the French and Indian War in 1763. The bottom of the map shows the Caribbean with a key above indicating islands ceded by France to Great Britain, conquered by Britain and restored to France, conquered by Britain and restored to Spain, and neutral islands ceded to France. The port of Havana, which was captured by the British in 1762, is charted at the top of the sheet with north oriented to the left.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.ENT-1a #7.

Condition: B+

A nice impression, issued folding with light offsetting. Remargined at top and bottom with a portion of bottom border replaced in facsimile.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/17/2014