Auction 157, Lot 403


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

Subject: Grenada

Period: 1794 (dated)

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

Color: Hand Color

7.1 x 9.4 inches
18 x 23.9 cm

This handsome map of Grenada is divided into quartiers and names rivers, bays, ports, and more. It features nice topographical detail. Bryan Edwards was an Englishman living in Jamaica, a planter and politician who also wrote volumes about the West Indies. Engraved by John Cooke and published by John Stockdale.

References: Tooley (MCC-62) #32.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with minor offsetting, a small fold separation in the left blank margin, and light marginal foxing.

Estimate: $80 - $110

Sold for: $42

Closed on 5/4/2016