Auction 113, Lot 323

"Jamaica from the Latest Surveys", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Jamaica

Period: 1794 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

24.5 x 18.3 inches
62.2 x 46.5 cm

This detailed map of Jamaica shows the parishes, towns and villages, churches, forts, roads, rivers and ponds, harbors, anchorages, soundings, etc. A notation at upper left: "The Negro-towns are Distinguished by a Stroke under the Name." Flanking the title are two large inset plans of the Harbours of Bluefields and Kingston and Port Royal. These inset maps are also extremely detailed including the names of some plantations. First issued by Jefferys in 1775; this is the Laurie and Whittle edition.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1930 (1775 ed.).

Condition: B

Some scattered light foxing and offsetting. Wide margins that are damaged at edges.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 12/7/2005