"A Correct Chart of the Caribbee Islands", Mount & Page
Subject: Lesser Antilles
Period: 1758 (circa)
Publication: English Pilot
Color: Hand Color
20.5 x 16.8 inches
52.1 x 42.7 cm
This striking sea chart covers islands from Trinidad and the Venezuelan coastline to Puerto Rico. The central compass rose orients the map with west at the top. There is not a great deal of detail, but major anchorages and shoals are noted. The prominent rhumb lines and decorative title cartouche make this a handsome chart.
The map has been folded horizontally and there is a tissue reinforcement on one of the folds and along one of the engraved lines on the verso. There is a little printer's ink residue in the map, otherwise very good.