Auction 90, Lot 152

"An Accurate Map of the West Indies Exhibiting not only all the Islands posses'd by the English, French, Spaniards & Dutch, but also all the Towns and Settlements on the Continent of America Adjacent thereto",

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1740 (published)

Publication: Gentlemen's Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
15 x 11.7 inches
38.1 x 29.7 cm

Fascinating map covering the Southern U.S., Central America and the islands in the Caribbean. It is covered with interesting notations concerning the history of the region. The map was also published separately with notations at bottom that it was to be included in the "Geography Reformed" . Ref: Jolly GENT-6. Folding as issued and on fine thick paper with a very sharp impression. Trimmed at binding side to 1/8".

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/15/2000

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