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Auction 158, Lot 178

"Guadaloupe [on sheet with] Mariegalante &c. [and] Antigua", Thomson, John

Subject: Guadeloupe, Marie-Galante & Antigua

Period: 1821 (circa)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

23.6 x 19.8 inches
59.9 x 50.3 cm

This sheet includes three maps focusing on the islands of Guadaloupe, Marie-Galante, and Antigua in the Lesser Antilles. Each map is filled with excellent detail of the coasts and towns with plenty of fine topographical detail as well. Thomson's publishing business prospered between 1813 and 1869. His maps are noted for their accuracy, strong impression and fine engraving. Engraved by Kirkwood & Son.


Condition: B+

Original outline color on paper with an "1815" watermark. There is minor offsetting and light toning along the centerfold and the sheet's edges.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 6/22/2016