"Carte Generale des Royaumes, Etats & Domaines, que les Rois & la Couronne de la Grande-Bretagne ont Possedez ou Possedent en Europe en Afrique & en Amerique", Rapin-Thoyras, Paul de
Subject: North Atlantic
Period: 1736 (circa)
Publication: L'Histoire d'Angleterre
Color: Black & White
21.7 x 16.1 inches
55.1 x 40.9 cm
This unusual map of the North Atlantic identifies British possessions on both the Western and Eastern Hemispheres. Drawn on a conical projection, the map outlines the British colonies in North America prior to the French and Indian War, as well as British claims in Europe and Africa.
Issued folding on paper with a Strasbourg bend and lily watermark, minor toning and offsetting, and a few small spots. A binding trim in the upper right blank margin has been replaced with old paper to accommodate framing.