Auction 108, Lot 257

"Plan of St. Lucia in the West Indies: Shewing the Positions of the English & French Forces with the Attacks made at its Reduction in Dec. 1778", Bowen, Thomas

Subject: St. Lucia

Period: 1779 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Hand Color

10 x 7.5 inches
25.4 x 19.1 cm

The first printed plan of the battle between the English and French forces in St. Lucia during the Revolutionary War. Superb representation of the various attacks and counter attacks in December 1778.

References: Jolly GENT-266.

Condition: A+

Issued folded, now pressed with folds reinforced with Japanese tissue on verso.

Estimate: $170 - $230

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/29/2004