Auction 157, Lot 375

"Dominia Anglorum in Praecipuis Insulis Americae ut sunt Insula S. Christophori Antegoa Iamaica Barbados nec non Insulae Bermudes vel Sommers…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Caribbean & Bermuda

Period: 1759 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Geographicus Maior

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.9 x 19.4 inches
55.6 x 49.3 cm

A large and striking sheet that contains five charts describing the islands of St. Kitts, Antigua, Bermuda, Barbados and Jamaica. All of these maps were copied from separate maps made by Herman Moll in 1729. Each is finely engraved and meticulously detailed with its own compass rose, soundings, roads, forts, churches, topography and political divisions, as well as descriptive text and place name keys. The map has a second title in German: Die Englische Colonie-Laender auf den Insuln von America....

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1723.

Condition: B+

Original outline color on watermarked paper with marginal soiling and a barely visible damp stain along centerfold at bottom. Professionally remargined at top to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/4/2016

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