Auction 169, Lot 366

"Insula Antegoa ad Fidem Prototypi Londinensis", Homann Heirs

Subject: Antigua

Period: 1731 (circa)

Publication: Grosser Atlas Uber die Gantze Welt...

Color: Hand Color

11 x 10.2 inches
27.9 x 25.9 cm

This map was copied from the work of Herman Moll in 1729. It is meticulously detailed with a compass rose, soundings, anchorages, navigational hazards, roads, churches, landowners' names, windmills, forts, and sugar plantations. This small map was trimmed from a folio map that featured five maps of the region.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1723.

Condition: B+

A nice impression on watermarked paper, remargined with period-correct paper at top, right, and bottom, with right neatline replaced in facsimile.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/12/2018