Auction 97, Lot 253

"[Lot of 4 maps]", Thomson, John

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1814 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.5 x 19.5 inches
59.7 x 49.5 cm

Lot of four maps each containing two or more individual maps on the large folio sheet. Three maps of the West Indies: "Guadeloupe/Mariegalante &c./Antigua", "Porto Rico and Virgin Islands/Haiti, Hispanolia or St. Domingo", "Grenada/Tobago/Curacao/Trinidad". Together with "North Africa/South Africa".


Condition: C

All with moderate to heavy toning, scattered light foxing, a few marginal tears, and oxidized color. Old repair of long tear in map of Guadaloupe. Africa map with large amount of lower margin torn away and affecting a small part of the border.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/5/2001