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Auction 157, Lot 394


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

Subject: Antigua

Period: 1794 (dated)

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

Color: Hand Color

9.1 x 7.2 inches
23.1 x 18.3 cm

This little map of Antigua depicts parishes, forts, roads, churches, and harbors. St. John's in Loblollo Bay on the island's northwest coast is prominently shown with forts Hamilton and James guarding the bay. Bryan Edwards (1743-1800), was a prominent merchant who resided in Jamaica and traded in the West Indies for many years. Published by John Stockdale in London.

References: Tooley (MCC-55) #53.

Condition: B+

On a watermarked sheet with light scattered foxing. The sheet has been remargined at top.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $28

Closed on 5/4/2016