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Auction 165, Lot 349


"West Indies", Gibson, John

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1758 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minimus

Color: Hand Color

3.8 x 2.5 inches
9.7 x 6.4 cm

This miniature map appeared in Atlas Minimus, a pocket atlas containing 52 maps, drawn and engraved by John Gibson, with revisions by Emmanuel Bowen, and published by John Newbery. This map includes minimal information due to its size, focusing on naming the key islands. The large note at the top of the map lists the size of the major islands in miles.

References: King (2nd Ed.) p. 172.

Condition: B+

Light toning with remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $95 - $120


Closed on 11/15/2017