Auction 110, Lot 259

"The Coast of Yucatan from Campeche to Bahia del Ascension; with the West End of Cuba", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Mexico and Cuba

Period: 1775 (dated)

Publication: West-India Atlas

Color: Hand Color

24.6 x 18.5 inches
62.5 x 47 cm

Fine sea chart covering from the Yucatan Peninsula to western Cuba, including Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, etc. This is a continuation of Jefferys' magnificent map of Cuba, which does not include the western tip of the island. A fleet of galleons is shown on the course from Cartagena, while individual ships ply the Mexican waters between Cape Catoche and Campeche.

References: Phillips (A) #2699-12.

Condition: B

Two short tears and a fold separation at bottom with professional repairs on verso.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 3/2/2005