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Auction 133, Lot 330

"A New and Accurate Map of the Island of Antigua or Antego … Containing all the Towns, Parish Churches, Forts, Castles, Windmills, Roads &c.", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Antigua

Period: 1747 (published)


Color: Hand Color

9 x 12.5 inches
22.9 x 31.8 cm
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This attractive small map of Antigua provides a considerable amount of interior detail including the locations of towns, churches, forts, windmills, sugar works, cattle mills and individual plantations. The coastal soundings and hazards are meticulously identified, with excellent notes of submerged rocks and other hidden dangers.

References: Tooley (MCC 55) #20, pl.7.

Condition: A

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 9/1/2010