Auction 115, Lot 332

"[Lot of 15 - Islands of the Caribbean]",

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1834-75 (circa)

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Comprehensive collection of 15 maps of the Caribbean. Lot includes: 1) Colonies Francaises Martinique, V. Levasseur, Paris, c. 1856. Outline color, 16.5 x 11". 2) Island of Jamaica by G. H. Swanston, Edinburgh. Outline color, 9 x 5.3". 3) Jamaica, For Montgomery Martin's History of the British Colonies, by Cochrane and McGrone, 1834. Outline color, foxing, 7 x 4". 4) Jamaica by John Tallis, London. Colored border and vignettes, 12.5 x 9.5". 5) Jamaica by John Tallis, London. Outline color on map only, 12.5 x 9.5". 6) Another Jamaica by John Tallis, London. Outline color, without Seal of the Colony, 12.5 x 9.5". 7) Bahia de Montego. Soundings, 15 buildings, uncolored as issued, 9 x 7". 8) Ville du Cap dans l'Isle de St. Domingue. City plan with nine locations identified. Outline color, 14 x 9". 9) Cuba by S. Augustus Mitchell, 1875. Hand color, 14 x 10.5". 10) The British Isles in the West Indies for SDUK by Chas. Knight, London, 1846. Outline color, 15.5 x 12.5". 11) Carte des Bayes du Mesle des Flamands et de Cavaillon dans l'Isle de St. Domingue. Topographical, soundings. Uncolored as issued, 13 x 9". 12) The Antilles or West-India Islands, by Baldwin & Cradock, London, 1835. Outline color, 15.5 x 12". 13) Cuba Jamaica and Porto Rico., J. H. Colton, New York, 1855. Hand color, 16 x 12.5". 14) Colonies Francaises (en Amerique) [Guadeloupe] by V. Levasseur, for Atlas National Illustre, Paris, c.1856. Original full coloring to map, (17 x 12". 15) Colonies Francaises (en Amerique) Ile St. Martin / Ile de Terre Neuve/ Guyane Francaise/ Les Iles St. Pierre et Miquelon, by V. Levasseur, for Atlas National Illustre, Paris, c.1856. Original full coloring to map, 17 x 12". Lot of 15 maps.

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Condition: A

Maps generally very good. Number 10 and #3 are foxed and only good.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/21/2006

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