[Caribbean islands, showing Cuba and upper Antilles]

[ca. 1740]
Engraved key map and 20-sheet map bound together in boards

Map of Caribbean islands, showing Cuba and upper Antilles. Part of a 20-sheet map of North America which includes a vignette: Sr. Charles Wager's Engagement ... 1707, and insets: Fall of Niagara, Mexico, Quebec, New York, The Harbour of Placentia, The Harbour of Anapolis Royal, Boston Harbour, New York and Perth Amboy Harbours, The Bermuda or Summer Islands, Harbour of St. Augustine, Harbour of Providence, The Havanna, Bay of St. Iago in Cuba, Kingston Harbour in Jamaica, Plan of the Harbour of Port Antonio in Jamaica, Fort Royal in Martinica, The Island of Barbadoes, Antigua, Cartagene, Harbour of Porto Bello. Cartouche: [Allegory. European entry in America]. "London Engrav'd by William Henry Toms 1733," lower right, sheet 20.

The first large-scale map of North America and the most accurate at the time, based on Popple's work at the Board of Trade and Plantations in London.

20-sheet map state 3 [ca. 1740] according to Cumming/Wallis. Size varies. Key map state 3 [ca. 1740] according to Cumming/Wallis.
Part of
Popple, Henry, d. 1743
A map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto by Henry Popple
London: Sold at Stephen Austen's Bookseller in Newgate Street and by Thos. Willdey at the Great Toy Shop in St. Paul's Church Yard, [ca. 1740]
[ca. 1740]
Case C733 /1.3
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Accession Number
Geographic area
2.3X 3.5X
67 cm. x 43 cm.

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