Auction 154, Lot 340

"Plano del Pto de San Tomas", Direccion de Hidrografia

Subject: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Period: 1809 (published)

Publication: Portulano de la America Setentrional…

Color: Hand Color

9.4 x 7.1 inches
23.9 x 18 cm

This uncommon Spanish map depcits the town of St. Thomas as a small collection of twenty buildings. Also shown are Water Island (Isla del Agua) and Hassel Island (here shown attached to St. Thomas). The bay is filled with numerous soundings and the location of a few shoals.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #1223-5.

Condition: A

A strong, dark impression with a few tiny spots of foxing in the image.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/16/2015