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Pingenot Auction, Lot 185

185. [MAP]. SAYER, Robert. A New Map of North America, with the British, French, Spanish, Dutch, & Danish Dominions on that Great Continent; and the West India Islands, Done from the Latest Geographers, with Great Improvements from the Sieurs D’Anville and Robert. London: Robert Sayer, 1760. Engraved map. 57.3 x 95.3 cm (22-1/2 x 37-1/2 inches). Title within large cartouche at upper left. Inset, lower left (ten plans showing the harbors of St. Johns, Boston, New ). A few short tears affecting blank lower margin, otherwise fine.
        See Lowry, Maps of the Spanish Possessions 657. Tooley, The Mapping of America (p. 51) describes a 1772 Sayer map which incorporates the changes reflected by the Paris Treaty of February 10, 1763. Wagner, Northwest Coast 693 (1783 issue). Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West 164 (citing a 1775 Sayer map) and 196 (the 1783 issue). Pingenot: A very rare map of North America, in splendid condition, issued only sixteen years before the American colonists declared their independence.