Auction 122, Lot 393

"A Map of Martinico, from the latest and Best Authorities", Gibson, John

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1759 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 7.2 inches
24.1 x 18.3 cm

This attractive map of the island is filled with interesting detail of the terrain, anchorages, forts, sugar mills, salt pits, and roads. It is inset with A Map of that part of Guadeloupe where the English made their Descent, Jan. 23, 1759, which refers to the English fleet occupying Martinique.

References: Jolly GENT-126.

Condition: A

A nice impression on a sheet with one minor printer's smudge. Issued folding, now flattened, with trimmed margins still sufficient for framing.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/5/2007