Auction 162, Lot 111

"A Map of the British & French Plantations in North America", Anon.

Subject: Colonial United States & Canada

Period: 1755 (published)

Publication: London Magazine

Color: Black & White

10.4 x 8.3 inches
26.4 x 21.1 cm

This charming little map of New England and northeastern Canada covers from Long Island through the coast of Labrador. New England consists of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusets Bay, New Hampshire and York County. The title cartouche was meant to serve as the title for three maps published in the July, August and September editions of the magazine. Together those maps covered the entire American theater of the Seven Years War or French and Indian War.

References: Jolly #LOND-96; Kershaw #351; McCorkle #755-28; Sellers & Van Ee #65.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with light text show-through and a short binding tear at left that just passes the neatline.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $130

Closed on 4/26/2017