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  • Map: Carte Generale des Royaumes, Etats & Domaines, que les Rois & la Couronne de la Grande-Bretagne ont Possedez ou Possedent en Europe en Afrique & en Amerique
  • Cartographer: Rapin de Thoyras
  • Place & Date: Paris / 1770s
  • Size: 21 1/2" x 16"
  • Condition: b&w; folding as issued; a good strong impression; a couple of spots and very light overprinting, otherwise in excellent condition

    A scarce and unusual chart of the Atlantic on a conical projection focussing on the "kingdoms, states and domains which the kings and the crown of Great Britain possess or have possessed in Europe, Africa and America. Britain's colonies in North America (prior to the French and Indian War) are outlined and its Caribbean islands are named. On the other side of the ocean, British claims in Germany, France, Spain and Africa are indicated. A fascinating record of Britain's early global expansion.

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  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $17.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • Canada/Mexico: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere in Canada or Mexico
  • International: Flat-rate of $45.00 to anywhere in the world
  • Location: This item ships from New YorkNew York

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    Rapin-Thoyras: Antique Map of British Atlantic, 1770

    Estimate $80 - $90Feb 15, 2018
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert