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Auction 115, Lot 333

"The British Islands in the West Indies", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1835 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 12.5 inches
39.9 x 31.8 cm

Steel engraved sheet with a large chart of Jamaica at its center, surrounded by 14 insets of other islands. Includes charts of the Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands, Grenadines, Granada, Trinidad, New Providence, Anguila, Dominica, St. Vincent, St. Lucie, Barbados, Tobago, Roatan, and Grand Cayman. There is good coastal and topographical detail. A keyboard style border surrounds all. Published by Baldwin & Cradock, Paternoster Row.


Condition: A

Close margins as issued. A little marginal toning at edges, map image is near fine. Fine impression and original hand coloring in outline.

Estimate: $90 - $110

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/21/2006