Auction 170, Lot 368

"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

Size:
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+

A sharp impression on watermarked paper with light toning that is mostly concentrated along the left border. There are some short edge tears confined to the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/14/2018

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