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Lot 639

Homann Map, British Territories in North America, c. 1737, DOMINICA ANGLORUM

Estimate: $400 - $500

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DOMINICA ANGLORUM IN AMERICA SEPTENTRIONALIS map, published by the Heirs of Johann Baptist Homann after Herman Moll, Nuremberg, ca. 1737-40. Copperplate engraving with hand-coloring depicting the British territories of North America, divided into four smaller inset maps, titled: "Newfoundland od Terra Nova S. Laurentii Bay", "New Engelland New York New Yersey und Pensilvania", "Virginia und Maryland", and "Carolina nebsteinem Theil von Florida". Each map depicts cities and towns, including Boston, Richmond, and Charlestown; rivers and other bodies of water; mountains; forts; and other points of interest including Native American tribe locations, with Latin, English, and German text. Titled, across top above maps, with individual titles and scale of miles for each map, additional text and tables, across bottom below maps. Maps surrounded by scale notations. Housed under glass and matted in a giltwood frame with ebonized trim. Image: 19 3/4" H x 22" W. Sight: 20 1/4" H x 22 3/8" W. Framed: 29" H x 31 1/4" W.

The Collection of Dr. Joe Newsom Rawlings, Davisboro, Georgia.


Overall very good condition with scattered foxing spots, staining, largest 2" x 3/4". 1" tear to bottom of center fold line. Not examined outside of frame. Frame with minor abrasions.