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Auction 104, Lot 284

"Plan of the Island of Bequia Laid Down by Actual Survey under the Direction of The Honorable The Commissioners for the Sale of Lands in the Ceded Islands", Wilkinson, Robert

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1776 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

35.5 x 24.5 inches
90.2 x 62.2 cm
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Large-scale plan of the present-day upscale tourist resort island of Bequia. Shows both private and Crown property. Table lists the tracts and notes that the Crown's tracts are "to be appropriated for the use of Poor Settlers." An extremely scarce map from the surveys of John Brynes, engraved by J. Bayly.


Condition: B

Good impression with some offsetting and age toning.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

Sold for: $600

Closed on 9/10/2003