Auction 136, Lot 416

"[Lot of 3 - Barbados]",

Subject: Barbados, Lesser Antilles

Period: 1748-1817 (circa)

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A. Karte von der Insel Barbade zur Allgemeinen Geschichte der Reisen, by Bellin, circa 1760, hand color, (5.8 x 7.6"). A decorative title cartouche sits above a map of Barbados divided into provinces. Ref: Campbell (MCC-21), #34. Condition: Tiny hole near St. Joseph. (B+)

B. Isle St. Christophle und des antilles aux anglois… La Barbade une des antilles aux Anglois divisee par Paroisses, by Le Rouge, from Atlas Nouveau Portatif a l'Usage des Militaires, circa 1748, hand color, (8 x 10.5"). This sheet contains a detailed map of Barbados and a smaller inset of St. Kitts, each drawn on a different scale. A legend in the corner of the map identifies towns, churches, forts and plantations of various sizes. The map also indicates rocks in the waters around the coastlines. Ref: Tooley (MCC-21), #30. Condition: Watermarked paper with light toning and foxing. Tape stains in top blank margin. (A)

C. West India Islands. St Vincent. / Barbadoes, by J. Thomson, from A New General Atlas, circa 1817, hand color, (23.4 x 19.7"). Handsome double-page chart with two large-scale maps. Both show watershed (very limited on Barbados), topography, coastal details and settlements. Parishes are named on both islands. Barbados is thickly settled with many towns and villages. Engraved by James Kirkwood. Ref: Campbell (MCC-45), #34. Condition: Minor foxing, with a small stain on right-hand side just within border. Otherwise very good. (A)

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Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/1/2011

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