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Thomas Bakewell (1716-1764), [America, a new and most exact Map laid down according to the observations communicated to the English Royal Society], London, circa 1740, black and white line engraving with period hand color on laid paper, upper left cartouche reads, "The Parts that are coloured belong/The Red to Spain/The Yellow to England/The Green to France/The Blue to Portugal/& Purple to Holland", 21 x 24-/12 in.; unframed

Note:

CWF Collection, 1968-126.  This map depicts North and South America, with a cartouche depicting an exact view of the taking of Porto Bello by Admiral Vernon. 

Condition

slight fading, toning, foxing, trimmed

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Thomas Bakewell - America, A New Map

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000Jan 26, 2019