Auction 163, Lot 418

"The West Indies, and Gulf of Mexico, from the Latest Discoveries and Best Observations", Lodge, John

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1778 (published)

Publication: Town & Country Magazine

Color: Black & White

13.8 x 9.1 inches
35.1 x 23.1 cm

This detailed and well engraved copper plate map extends to include the West Indies, Florida, east Texas, the Yucatan, and northern South America. Florida is divided between East & West, and south Florida is depicted as an archipelago. Texas is the New Kingdom of Leon. It is from the November 1778 issue of Town & Country Magazine and was engraved to accompany the article "A General Description of the West Indies." An uncommon issue.

References: Jolly #TOWN-3.

Condition: B+

A dark impression issued folding with light offsetting and minor toning.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/14/2017