Auction 121, Lot 374

"[Lot of 2] Het Eyland St. Christoffel [on sheet with] Het Eyland Antego [and] Een Gedeelte van de Eylande van America [together with] Isle St. Christophle une des Antilles aux Anglois [and] La Barbade une des Antilles aux Anglois Divisee par Paroisses", [blank]

Subject: St. Kitts, Antigua and Barbados

Period: 1721-1748 (circa)

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Color: Hand Color

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An attractive pair of 18th century maps from two of the most accomplished mapmakers of the period.

1) Het Eyland St. Christoffel / Het Eyland Antego / Een Gedeelte van de Eylande van America is an uncommon map of St. Kitts and Antigua inset on a sheet with a small overview map of the Lesser Antilles by Herman Moll, circa 1721(10 x 6.8").

2) Isle St. Christophle une des Antilles aux Anglois / La Barbade une des Antilles aux Anglois Divisee par Paroisses is small map of the islands of St. Kitts and Barbados on one sheet, with parish divisions shown on Barbados and rocks noted around the islands by a small 'x'. The cities, churches and other items of interest are located by means of a key at the lower right. Created by George Louis Le Rouge, circa 1748 (8 x 10.6").

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Condition: A

Map 2 with a little faint toning and hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $170 - $210

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/26/2007

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