Auction 96, Lot 217

"[Lot of 2 maps]", Gibson, John

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1759-62 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

See Description

Lot includes: "A Map of Martinico, from the latest and best Authorities", 1759 (9.5 x 7.5"); "A Map of the Island of Jamaica", 1762 (7.3 x 4.1"). Martinico map features a large inset "A Map of that part of Guadaloupe, where the English made their Defense, Jan 23, 1759."

References: Jolly GENT-126, 158.

Condition: B

Martinico map has torn portion at top fold with small part of border paper missing. It is very detailed with a strong impression. Jamaica map has two small tears with one into border, no loss.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/12/2001