Auction 147, Lot 301

"The Island of St. Christophers alias St. Kitts", Moll, Herman

Subject: St. Kitts

Period: 1729 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

10.7 x 7.9 inches
27.2 x 20.1 cm

Handsome map of this Leeward island with detail of cities, towns, roads, forts and plantations. A small cartouche at bottom left gives a brief description and history of the island. Title in block style cartouche with a nice compass rose and rhumb lines. This example was published in Dublin by George Grierson, circa 1733.

References: Tooley (MCC-81) St. Kitts #21.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed, on watermarked paper with light soiling.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 11/20/2013