Auction 171, Lot 343

"Map of the European Settlements in Mexico or New Spain and the West Indies", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1783 (dated)

Publication: Robertson's History of America

Color: Black & White

Size:
20.1 x 12.1 inches
51.1 x 30.7 cm

This detailed and expansive map covers all of the southern United States north to the Carolinas and Cape Henry. It continues west through the region labeled Great Space of Land unknown to the southern tip of Baja California. All of the Caribbean is shown, naming the Great Antilles, Cuba, and the Bahamas, with the Windward and Leeward together identified as the Caribbe Is. The map is filled with place names, rivers, and Indian tribes. Decorated with a delicate title cartouche.

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Condition: B+

A crisp impression issued folding with minor offsetting.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/6/2019

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