Auction 97, Lot 250

"La Martinique par les Ingenieurs Anglais lorsqu'ils en etoient possesseurs par Jeffreys 1775", Le Rouge, George Louis

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1779 (dated)


Color: Black & White

24 x 18 inches
61 x 45.7 cm

This French version of the 1775 Jeffreys map is skillfully executed especially with respect to the varied topography that is shown by the use of hachures. The chart includes a large inset map of 'Cul de Sac Royale'. Large French style compass rose. Segmented and linen backed with vellum tab labeled in manuscript brown ink.


Condition: A

Superb impression and only slight soiling.

Estimate: $600 - $650

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/5/2001