Auction 154, Lot 343


"Map of the Island of Dominica for the History of the West Indies", Edwards, Bryan

Subject: Dominica

Period: 1794 (dated)

Publication: The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in. the West Indies

Color: Hand Color

7.2 x 9.3 inches
18.3 x 23.6 cm

This striking map of Dominica was made by Bryan Edwards, a Jamaican planter and politician, for his 1793 publication describing the West Indies. The island is divided into ten parishes, and several rivers, bays, and cities are identified. Little is shown inland aside from some topographical detail.


Condition: A

Issued folding with faint offsetting.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $46

Closed on 9/16/2015