Auction 93, Lot 84

"Carte qui Contient une Description des Iles & Terres que les Anglois Possedent dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, et en Particulier de la Jamaique, des Iles Barbades, de la Nouvelle Angleterre, des Barmudes, de la Caroline, de la Pensilvanie …", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Colonial North America and West Indies

Period: 1735 (circa)


Color: Black & White

20.5 x 16 inches
52.1 x 40.6 cm

A very interesting folio sheet containing seven maps inset into the panels of French text. The largest map (9 x 5.7"), titled "Carte de la Jamaique Nouvelle reveue..." shows the island in great detail and includes a large inset of the Gulf of Mexico and West Indies. The other maps are "Isle des Barbades", Nouvelle Angleterre et Nouvel York", "Les Barmudes", "Nouvelle Carte de la Caroline", "Nouvelle Carte de la Penslvanie, Maryland, Virginie et Nouvelle Iarsey" and "Parte de L'Amerique Septentrionale". Together these maps cover all of the regions colonized by the English at the early part of the 18th century.


Condition: A

Some spotting in title and a couple of tears in margin, else fine.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/6/2000