Auction 104, Lot 285

"Carta General de las Islas Antillas Menores Llamadas de Barloven to Y Tambien Caribes…", Lopez de Vargas Machuca, Thomas (don)

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1781 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 27.5 inches
39.4 x 69.9 cm

Uncommon Spanish map that shows the Lesser Antilles from Antigua south to Granada and Tobago. Each island is represented with a large number of coastal place names. Large inset: Islas Nombradas Las Vigenes. Filled with notes, rhumb lines and a table. Large map on two joined sheets.

References:

Condition: A

Large map on two sheets, joined. Dark impression and thick paper with wide margins. A few very short printer's creases. Some marginal roughness and an area of weakness along plate mark.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Sold for: $850

Closed on 9/10/2003

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