North & South America Hudson Bay Caribbean Islands La Plata 1758 Gibson mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A Map of the New Continent According to its Greatest Diametrical Length, from the River La Plata to Beyond the Lake of the Assiniboils.
(North America, South America, Caribbean Islands, Hudson Bay, Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, La Plata).
Issued 1758, London for Gentleman's Magazine. Engraved by J. Gibson.
Mid 18th century engraved map with lovely hand color.
The interior terrain is fictitious.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, light offsetting, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 10 1/4" H x 8 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 8 3/8" H x 7 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.