Auction 169, Lot 345

"Dominia Anglorum in Praecipuis Insulis Americae ut sunt Insula S. Christophori Antegoa Iamaica Barbados nec non Insulae Bermudes vel Sommers…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Caribbean & Bermuda

Period: 1759 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Geographicus Maior

Color: Hand Color

22.1 x 19.3 inches
56.1 x 49 cm

A large and striking sheet that contains five charts describing the islands of St. Kitts, Antigua, Bermuda, Barbados, and Jamaica. All of these maps were copied from separate maps made by Herman Moll in 1729. Each is finely engraved and meticulously detailed with its own compass rose, soundings, roads, forts, churches, topography, and political divisions, as well as descriptive text and place name keys. The map has a second title in German: Die Englische Colonie-Laender auf den Insuln von America....

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1723.

Condition: B+

On a watermarked sheet with light scattered mildew stains concentrated at top center, minor printer's ink residue, and a couple printer's creases at left.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/12/2018