Auction 160, Lot 409

"A New and Accurate Map of the Island of Antigua or Antego, Taken from Surveys, and Adjusted by Astronl. Observations. Containing All the Towns, Parish Churches, Forts, Castles, Windmills, Roads &c.", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Antigua

Period: 1747 (circa)

Publication: A Complete System of Geography...

Color: Hand Color

9.1 x 12.7 inches
23.1 x 32.3 cm

This attractive small map of Antigua provides a considerable amount of interior detail including the locations of towns, churches, forts, windmills, sugar works, cattle mills and individual plantations. The coastal soundings and hazards are meticulously identified, with excellent notes of submerged rocks and other hidden dangers.

References: Tooley (MCC-55) #20, pl.7.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with a hint of toning and two small chips along the left edge of the sheet that have been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 11/16/2016