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Auction 190, Lot 282

"The Island of Jamaica", Mount & Page

Subject: Jamaica

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: The English Pilot, The Fourth Book

Color: Black & White

20.8 x 16.1 inches
52.8 x 40.9 cm
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Large, handsome sea chart of the island with an inset of the Port Royal Harbor and sailing instructions. Shows harbors, shoals, navigational hazards and landmarks, parishes, towns and forts along the coastline. Strapwork title cartouche, compass rose and rhumb lines. There is evidence of several cracks in the plate.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1923; Shirley (BL Atlases) M.M&P-5a #20.

Condition: A

A bright sheet with a hint of soiling.

Estimate: $450 - $550


Closed on 11/16/2022