Auction 160, Lot 454

"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

Size:
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.

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Condition: B+

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.

Estimate: $150 - $180

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Closed on 11/16/2016

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