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Louisiana, Texas, Gulf Coast, Great Lakes, and the Mississippi. John Senex (1678-1740) A Map of Louisiana and of the River Mississippi.

Auction:
2687B
Lot:
444
Sold for:
$3,240

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2687B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 17, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Louisiana, Texas, Gulf Coast, Great Lakes, and the Mississippi. John Senex (1678-1740) A Map of Louisiana and of the River Mississippi. [London, undated, c. 1721].
Large double-paged engraved map on laid paper, dedicated to William Law, hand-colored, lightly evenly toned, the cartouche uncolored, 22 3/4 x 19 1/4 in.
Senex's map follows De l'Isle's 1718 version of the same region, with very good details that include information about local Native Americans ("Wandering Indians and Man-eaters"), routes of the explorers, existing trails, forts, settlements, Native villages and encampments, inlets and ports, rivers and their many tributaries.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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John Senex, Louisiana, Mississippi, Gulf Coast, Great Lakes, River Mississippi, London, William Law

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