Auction 160, Lot 118

"Carte qui Contient une Description des Iles & Terres que les Anglois Possedent dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, et en Particulier de la Jamaique...", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Colonial Eastern North America, Caribbean & Bermuda

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.6 x 15.6 inches
52.3 x 39.6 cm

A very interesting folio sheet containing seven maps inset into panels of French text. The largest map, Carte de la Jamaique Nouvelle... (9 x 5.7"), shows the island in great detail and includes a large inset of the Gulf of Mexico and West Indies. The other maps illustrate Barbados, Bermuda, and the British colonies in North America (in four regional maps, including Chatelain's only map to exclusively focus on New England). Together these maps cover all of the regions colonized by the English at the early part of the 18th century.

References: McCorkle #719.3.

Condition: A+

A clean and crisp example, issued folding, on paper with a Strasboug bend & lily watermark. There is minor foxing in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/16/2016

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