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Auction 181, Lot 335

"The Continent and Islands of the West Indies", Wilkinson, Robert

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1804 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.3 x 19.9 inches
61.7 x 50.5 cm

A handsome map that extends from the Carolinas and Florida to the Gulf Coast, including Mexico and Central America, and south to the northernmost portion of South America and the West Indies. Florida is shown as one entity with a spurious mountain range extending into southern Florida and terminating at Lake Mayaco. Includes excellent coastal detail, topography, and river systems with numerous Indian tribes named throughout. Includes an inset of northeastern South America and text identifying the various colonial possessions. Engraved by E. Bourne.

References:

Condition: B+

There is some uneven light toning and offsetting.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/10/2021

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