"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)
Color: Hand Color
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.
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.