Auction 104, Lot 283

"Martinico, one of the Caribbee Islands, in the West Indies; Subject to the French", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.5 x 13.6 inches
36.8 x 34.5 cm

Strongly engraved and detailed map of the island with roads, villages, mountains, rivers, and geographical features well shown. Drawn according to the observations of Mr. Houel. Rococo-style cartouche and simple compass rose adorn the map.


Condition: B

Some marginal tears and one split just into map, closed on verso. Toned along one fold, offsetting in the ocean.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/10/2003