Auction 123, Lot 389

"West Indies [on sheet with] Cuba, Hayti and Jamaica", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Greater Antilles

Period: 1858 (dated)

Publication: Illustrated Cabinet Atlas

Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 12.8 inches
27.4 x 32.5 cm

Very nice steel engraved sheet with two maps contained within a common border. The maps show numerous place names, cities, railroads and topography. The map of Cuba, Hayti and Jamaica includes a small profile of Jamaica, and between the two maps is another, larger Profile of the Principal Islands in the West Indies. Decorative floral borders. From the rarely seen Cabinet Atlas.


Condition: B+

Fine original color on crisp impression. A couple small stains and spots in the maps, more in margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/20/2008