Auction 124, Lot 358

"Guadaloupe, Done from Actual Surveys and Observations of the English", Laurie, Richard Holmes

Subject: Guadeloupe

Period: 1830 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
24.5 x 18.3 inches
62.2 x 46.5 cm

A sharply engraved map with tremendous coastal detail showing dozens of rivers, towns, forts, churches, anchorages and military batteries. Interior detail is limited to the expertly rendered topography. Rhumb lines and a striking compass rose make this an especially dramatic map.

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Condition: A

A near fine example that has a nice impression on a thick sheet with wide margins.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/7/2008

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