Auction 162, Lot 362

"[Lot of 2] West Indien oder die Americanischen Inseln nebst dem Mexicanischen Meerbusen nach den Neuesten Entdeckungen [and] West Indien", Anon.

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
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A. West Indien oder die Americanischen Inseln nebst dem Mexicanischen Meerbusen nach den Neuesten Entdeckungen (13.6 x 8.8"). This densely filled, anonymous German map of the West Indies extends to cover parts of North America, Central America, and the northern coast of South America. Florida is divided between East and West, and the southern tip is an archipelago. Filled with coastal place names, shoals, hazards and notes.

B. West Indien (14.8 x 7.0"). Another German map that is similar to the above and is filled with good topographical detail and shows several small islands and shoals. The map also shows the southern tip of Florida as an archipelago, but with fewer islands.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding with light toning that is more prominent in the blank margins. There are small binding trims at lower left.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 4/26/2017

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