West India Islands and adjacent coasts of the United States, Mexico,
Guatimala & Colombia'
Antique 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring, 1842
Title of map: 'West India Islands and adjacent coasts of the United States,
Mexico, Guatimala & Colombia'
The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to
show the level of printed detail. This map is folding hence the centrefold line
may show on the image below:
The map notes anecdotally the location of René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La
Salle, establishment of a French settlement on the Texas coast in summer 1685,
the result of faulty geography that caused him to believe the Mississippi River
emptied into the Gulf of Mexico in the Texas coastal bend.
DATE PRINTED: 1842
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 41.5 x 52.5cm, 16.25 x 20.75 inches (Large); Please note
that this is a folding map.
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: William Home Lizars
PROVENANCE: "Lizars' Edinburgh Geographical General Atlas: containing maps of
every Empire, State and Kingdom…", Edinburgh; W.H. Lizars, 3, St James' Square;
S. Highley, 32 Fleet Street, London; and W. Curry, Jun., & Co., Dublin
TYPE: Antique 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes
prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are
subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless
otherwise stated. I offer a no questions asked return policy - see below.
AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date
stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term
original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or
original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique.
Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card
under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving,
copperplate, wood cut and lithography.
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Stadt ansichten. ITALIA: Stampe e Mappe antiche. ESPAÑA: Mapas antiquos y
impresiones antiguas. E and OE. Force Majeure. English law shall apply.
RETURNS POLICY: I offer a no questions returns policy. All I ask is that you
pay return shipping and mail back to me in original condition, suitably packed
insured, within 14 days of receipt.