Auction 148, Lot 385

"An Accurate Map of the Island of St. Christophers, from an Actual Survey Shewing the Parishes, Churches, and Rivers...", Bew, John

Subject: St. Kitts

Period: 1782 (dated)

Publication: Political Magazine

Color: Hand Color

14.5 x 10.9 inches
36.8 x 27.7 cm

Handsome map of this Leeward island with detail of cities, towns, forts, plantations, and parishes. The surroundings waters are filled with depth soundings, shoals, and rocks. Engraved by John Lodge.

References: Tooley (MCC-81) St. Christopher #52.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed on watermarked paper with minor soiling and offsetting and a narrow left margin.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/19/2014