Auction 116, Lot 366

"Carte des Isles Antilles dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, avec la majeure partie des Isles Lucayes faisant partie du Theatre de la Guerre entre les Anglais et les Americains", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1782 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

29.5 x 20.3 inches
74.9 x 51.6 cm

This scarce map reflects aspects of the American Revolution as it affected the West Indies. The map depicts the region with fine detail including harbors and towns, anchorages, channels, shoals, banks and navigational hazards. A large block of French text describes the history and significance of the region.

References: Sellers and Van Ee #1741.

Condition: B

Nice impression and original color. Bit of light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Sold for: $600

Closed on 9/20/2006