"Map of the Gulf of Mexico, the Islands and Countries Adjacent. For the Rev. Dr. Robertson's History of America", Kitchin, Thomas
Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Period: 1795 (dated)
Publication: Robertson's History of America
Color: Hand Color
19.5 x 12.5 inches
49.5 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.
Issued folding, now flattened, on paper with an "1802" watermark. A crisp impression with attractive color, light offsetting, and an archivally repaired hole in an unengraved area below title cartouche. A binding trim at bottom right has been replaced with old paper.