Auction 154, Lot 341

"The Island of Antego", Moll, Herman

Subject: Antigua

Period: 1732 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

14.4 x 11.4 inches
36.6 x 29 cm

A striking map of the island with detail of roads, towns, forts, churches, cattle mills and sugar plantations. The importance of each place is designated by the number of windmills, with six windmills indicating a "Plantation of Great Note or Sugar work", as noted by the key at right. A boldly engraved compass rose orients the map. Sold by T. Bowles and I. Bowles.

References: Tooley (MCC-55) #12.

Condition: B

Issued folding on watermarked paper, now pressed with archival repairs to several fold separations, two tears extending about 3" into image, and a few tiny areas of loss along the top fold. Trimmed to neatlines and professionally remargined with old paper.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/16/2015