Auction 108, Lot 278

"A Map of Falklands Islands…", Lodge, John

Subject: Falkland Islands

Period: 1770 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

9.5 x 6.5 inches
24.1 x 16.5 cm

Copper engraved map still bound in the original October 1770 issue. The map shows the coastlines with limited interior detail. Nine ship-based views of various islands with distances given. Rococo-style cartouche.

References: Jolly #GENT-203.

Condition: A

Crisp impression on thick hand-laid paper. Light offsetting at left from adjacent text.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/29/2004