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  AMERICA 
 North America 

SEALE, Richard William. [North America with California as an Island]
A Map of North America With the European Settlements & whatever else is remarkable in ye West Indies, from the latest and best Observations London: John & Paul Knapton, 1744. Coloured. 385 x 480mm. Narrow top margin.
Map of North America showing a very late example of the most famous cartographical mistake, California as an island, a myth that lasted one and a half centuries.. Other cartographical mistakes include the Straits of Anian, Frobisher’s Strait in Greenland and Lake Nicaragua, which opens into the Caribbean and almost reaches the pacific. McLAUGHLIN: 227.
[Ref: 18897]    £1,350.00 ($1,775 • €1,534 rates)


  EUROPE 

SEALE, Richard William. [A rare separate-issue, two-sheet map of Europe]
An Accurate Map of Europe with the Empires, Kingdoms, Republicks &c. justly describ'd and graduated to the true longitude & latitude from ye latest Discoveries: Illustrated with Correct Plans of the principal Trading Towns historically describ'd with Tables of Explanation. London: William & Cluer Dicey, c.1745. Original outline colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 630 x 1060mm. Several small repairs, as usual on these large maps.
A large and detailed map of Europe, with twelve town views down the sides: on the left are Amsterdam, London, Paris, Venice, Gibraltar and Rome; on the right St. Petersburg, Constantinople, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Gdansk and Lisbon.
[Ref: 11963]    £2,500.00 ($3,288 • €2,840 rates)


 The Mediterranean 

SEALE, Richard William. [18th century sea chart of the Mediterranean]
A Correct Chart of the Mediterranean Sea, from the Straits of Gibraltar to the Levant... London, Rapin & Tindall, c.1750. Coloured. 350 x 710mm. A very fine example with good margins and attractive colours.
A detailed sea-chart of the Mediterranean region. Highly detailed with most ports clearly labeled. Decorative title cartouche in the lower left. Rumb lines throughout with a decorative compass rose at the center. To the top right there is an inset plan of 'Leghorn', (Livorno) in Italy.
[Ref: 14957]    £650.00 ($855 • €738 rates)


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