Auction 157, Lot 392

"Insula Antegoa ad Fidem Prototypi Londinensis Designata et Excusa", Homann Heirs

Subject: Antigua

Period: 1737 (circa)

Publication: Grosser Atlas Uber die Gantze Welt...

Color: Hand Color

10.9 x 10.1 inches
27.7 x 25.7 cm

This map was copied from the work of Herman Moll in 1729. It is meticulously detailed with a compass rose, soundings, anchorages, navigational hazards, roads, churches, landowners' names, windmills, forts, and sugar plantations. This small map was trimmed from a folio map that featured five maps of the region.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1723.

Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with a few minor creases. Professionally remargined on all sides with old paper.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/4/2016