Auction 97, Lot 254

"The British Islands in the West Indies", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1835 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 12.5 inches
39.4 x 31.8 cm

Jamaica is shown at the center with fourteen inset maps of individual islands or island groups in the Lesser Antilles, with their dates of discovery or British settlement. This is one of the few 19th century maps showing some of these islands with this level of detail.


Condition: B

Toning in margins and a small manuscript notation in brown ink from a previous owner.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/5/2001