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Auction 191, Lot 374


"West Indies", Anon.

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1796 (circa)


Color: Black & White

12.5 x 7.4 inches
31.8 x 18.8 cm
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This anonymous map covers the entire Caribbean Basin along with portions of the southern United States and northern South America. Florida has a spurious mountain range running to Lake George and is politically divided between East & West. There is excellent coastal detail with numerous places names, ports, bays, shoals, and tiny islands. A key at bottom identifies the colonial possessions of the English, French, Spanish, Dutch and Danish.


Condition: B

Issued folding with light toning and faint offsetting.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/8/2023