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    Sale 2010

    Christie's Interiors

    10 - 11 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 61

    Francis Lamb after John Speed (1552?-1629)

    [A map of New England and New York]

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    Francis Lamb after John Speed (1552?-1629)
    [A map of New England and New York]
    engraving with hand-coloring, on laid paper, with margins
    P. 15¼ x 19¾ in. (387 x 501 mm.)


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    The most famous 17th-century map of New England, published in John Speed's The Theatre of the Empire, London, 1676, documenting the anglicizing of place names and the shift from Dutch to English domination.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARJORY AND VICTOR HANSEN
    (LOTS 28-93)