Auction 121, Lot 371

"Plan du Fort St. Pierre de la Martinique", Labat, J. B.

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1742 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8.4 x 5.2 inches
21.3 x 13.2 cm

Charming plan of the fort with a key to explain the different areas within it. A vignette of a large galleon approaching the island runs the length of the view at bottom. This example is nicely engraved and richly colored with a distance scale and simple border.


Condition: B+

A bit of chipping and browning in margins. Folding, as issued with faint offsetting.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/26/2007