Auction 160, Lot 417


"Topographical Map of Saint Lucia Executed by Order of His Excellency Lt. Coll. Reid, C.B. of the Corps of Royal Engineers...", Arrowsmith, John

Subject: St. Lucia

Period: 1847 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 16.1 inches
30 x 40.9 cm

This map of the island was engraved by John Arrowsmith for Detaille and Jamet. It divides Saint Lucia into five districts. There are plenty of place names around the coast, including many bays, bights, and ports. Inland there is fine topographical detail, including some elevation figures. A key at right identifies 81 "properties in cultivation."

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 768.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with a couple fold separations, including one that just passes the neatline at top that has been closed on verso with archival tape. The sheet has been remargined at left with old paper.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $20

Closed on 11/16/2016