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Auction 194, Lot 372


"Carte Reduite de l'Ocean Occidental, Contenant les Cotes Occidentales de l'Europe et de l'Afrique, et les Cotes Orientales de l'Amerique...", Buy de Mornas, Claude

Subject: North Atlantic

Period: 1761 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.9 x 11.6 inches
45.5 x 29.5 cm
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This beautifully engraved chart shows the Atlantic Ocean north of the equator with rhumb lines radiating throughout. A good portion of each of the continents is shown with major cities identified, including Boston, Philadelphia, Orange ou Nlle. Yorc, and New Orleans. In North America, the Appalachian Mountains are depicted extending south to Florida, and the colonies of Carolina, Virginia, New York, and New England are named. Engraved by Le Roy.


Condition: B

There is light offsetting, toning along the centerfold and edges of the sheet, and minor foxing. Issued on watermarked paper with a tiny centerfold separation at bottom.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/13/2023