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Auction 92, Lot 202

"A Map of the West-Indies &c. Mexico or New Spain. Also ye Trade Winds, and ye several Tracts made by ye Galeons and Flota from Place to Place", Moll, Herman

Subject: Southern United States, Mexico and the Caribbean

Period: 1732 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 7.7 inches
25.9 x 19.6 cm
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Interesting map covering present day southern U.S., Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America. The map is filled with fascinating notations concerning the movements of Spain's wealthy galleons. Their route took them into British waters off the coast of Carolina. Directions of trade winds are shown in the oceans.


Condition: A

Worm tracks entering the title block have been expertly filled with a bit of neat facsimile.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/13/2000