Auction 122, Lot 378

"Map of the Route of Columbus, on arriving among the Bahama Islands", Johnson, D.G.

Subject: Bahamas

Period: 1850 (circa)


Color: Black & White

20 x 14 inches
50.8 x 35.6 cm

This interesting map shows Columbus' route in extensive detail and includes several notations regarding sightings, landings and who named certain islands. There are numerous place names, soundings and topographical features, although the interiors of the islands are largely blank.


Condition: B+

Crisp impression with some light soiling and a short repaired binding tear into map at right.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/5/2007