Auction 136, Lot 838

"Jamaica Surveyed - Plantation maps and plans of the eighteenth and nineteenth centurie",

Subject: Reference Books - Jamaica

Period: 1988 (published)


Color: Black & White

8.5 x 11 inches
21.6 x 27.9 cm

This remarkable book presents for the first time a representative sample of the enormous collection of plantation maps and plans in the National Library of Jamaica. Paper bound with pictorial covers, 308pp, hundreds of b&w illustrations, B.W. Higman, Institute of Jamaica Publications Limited, Kingston, Jamaica. Higman is Professor of History at the University of the West Indies. This scarce reference book was published from Kingston, Jamaica will be a great addition to any collector interested in the mapping of the West Indies.


Condition: A

Contents and covers fine, just a little soiling to foredges from use.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/1/2011