Auction 125, Lot 380

"Insula Antegoa ad Fidem Prototypi Londinensis Designata et Excusa per Homannianos Heredes", Homann Heirs

Subject: Antigua

Period: 1737 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 10.3 inches
27.9 x 26.2 cm

This map was copied from the work of Herman Moll in 1729. It is meticulously detailed with a compass rose, soundings, anchorages, navigational hazards, roads, churches, landowners' names, windmills, forts, and sugar plantations. This small map was trimmed from a folio map that featured five maps of the region.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1723.

Condition: B+

Trimmed to neatline and remargined on three sides to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/24/2008

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