Auction 96, Lot 115

"The British Governments in Nth. America laid down agreeable to the Proclamation of Oct. 7, 1763", Gibson, John

Subject: Colonial North America

Period: 1763 (dated)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

9.2 x 8 inches
23.4 x 20.3 cm

This great little map was designed to illustrate the new boundaries established at the end of the French and Indian War when England came into possession of the former French and Spanish settlements in Canada and Florida. It covers the east coast from Newfoundland down the coast to east and west Florida and the Bahamas and inland including the Great Lakes and French Louisiana. Lands reserved for the Indians are shown west of the Appalachians. Large inset "Bermuda or Summer Islands." Bound into original Dec. 1763 issue.

References: Jolly GENT-170; Fite & Freeman #55, p. 218-221; McKorkle #763.3; Sellers & Van Ee #110.

Condition: B

Faint offsetting, trimmed into neatline at right, as issued.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/12/2001