Auction 159, Lot 790

"Rural Images: Estate Maps in the Old and New Worlds", Buisseret, David

Subject: References

Period: 1996 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

10 x 9 inches
25.4 x 22.9 cm

This interesting and informative reference work consists of six essays covering various topics in estate mapping including: The Estate Map in the Old World by David Buisseret; English Estate Maps by P.D.A. Harvey; Estate Maps of an English County: Cambridgeshire, 1600-1836 by Sarah Bendall; The Estate Map in the New World by David Buisseret; The Making of Jamaican Estate Maps in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries by B.W. Higman; and The Evaluation and Interpretation of Jamaican Estate Maps of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries by B.W. Higman. The essays are augmented by 8 color plates and numerous other in-text illustrations. 184 pp. Hardbound in orange cloth over dark blue paper boards with gilt title on spine.


Condition: A

Internally clean and bright with a few minor pencil notations in the first 10 pages. Covers have light shelf wear with a small abrasion in the top right corner of the front cover. Dust jacket is not present. Ex-library.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/14/2016