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Auction 95, Lot 72

"An Accurate Map of North America, Drawn from the best Modern Maps and Charts and regulated by Astronl. Observatns.", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: North America

Period: 1777 (published)

Publication: An Account of the European Settlements in America

Color: Black & White

8 x 6.1 inches
20.3 x 15.5 cm

This copper engraved map was the frontice to Vol. II of Edmund Burke's work. The map extends to include all of the Caribbean islands. New France and Louisiana occupy the Midwest, western Canada is labeled 'Parts Undiscovered'. Fancy cartouche and compass rose.


Condition: A

Good impression on hand-laid paper with wide margins.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/13/2001