Auction 123, Lot 408

"Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of the Leeward Islands", Carey & Lea

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1822 (published)

Publication: A Complete Historical, Chronological & Geographical American Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.3 x 11.5 inches
23.6 x 29.2 cm

A brightly colored map of islands from Anguilla to Dominica. The map is nicely engraved and surrounded by informational text that provides many interesting facts and descriptions. A small key at left shows the possessions of the British, French, Dutch and Swedes. Sheet measures 20.6 x 16.6".

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Condition: B+

Some faint offsetting. Edges are a bit chipped and toned. Centerfold has splits just to the neatlines, repaired with archival tape on verso.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/20/2008

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