Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

June 17, 2023: Premier Americana – Day Two

Sat, Jun 17, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 2135


Estimate: $80 - $120

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$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

ASSORTED NORTH AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN MAPS, LOT OF TWO, hand-colored engraving and lithograph on paper, comprising a map of Canada after William and Alexander Keith Johnston (Scottish), titled "DOMINION OF CANADA / (Western Sheet)" in the upper left corner, featuring Ontario and Quebec, bordered by three of the Great Lakes, Michigan, and northeastern region of the United States including New York; and a map of Caribbean islands after Jacques Nicolas Bellin (French, 1703-1772), titled "CARTE DE / L'ISLE D'HAYTI, / Anjour d'hui l'Espagnole, ou / L'ISLE DE ST. DOMINGUE, / Avec les Isles voisines; / Suivant la Decouverte de l'Annee 1492, / Et les premiers Etablissemens de Espagnols / Par M. Bellin, Ingr. de la Marine." in a Rococo-style cartouche in the upper right corner, "J. V. Schley, direx." in lower left corner for Jakob van der Schley (Dutch, 1715-1779), featuring Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico, lower margin with caption in Dutch. Each housed under glass in a modern frame. Late 18th and late 19th century. "CANADA" 23 1/2" x 17 1/2" sight, 27" x 21" OA; "HAYTI" 14 1/8" x 10" sight, 15 3/8" x 11 1/4" OA. 


Each in very good visual condition with some light toning; "CANADA" with center vertical fold line having a tear starting at bottom edge being approximately 3 1/2" to 4" in length, some fading to watercolor, frame with minor wear; "HAYTI" with typical fold lines, a loss to lower right corner not affecting the image or caption, frame with minor wear and a few flakes, chipping to lower proper left corner. Not examined out of frames. 

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