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West Indies, Caribbean, Fifteen Maps, 17th to 19th Century.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM


West Indies, Caribbean, Fifteen Maps, 17th to 19th Century. Including: Descriptio Insulae S. Thomae, small format engraved; octavo engraved map of Cuba and Hispaniola with smaller insets of Havana, Jamaica, St. John, and St. Margaret with text on verso in German; John Gibson's A Map of Martinico from the Gentleman's Magazine, 1759; Moll's A Map of the West-Indies &c. Mexico or New Spain, with hand-outlining; West Indies from the Best Authorities, from The General Gazetteer, 1800; Carte de l'Isle de la Barbade, octavo, engraved, uncolored; Bellin's Carte de l'Isle de la Grenade, c. 1760, (one hand-colored, another example uncolored); Carte de la Jamaique Nouvellement Reveue from Chatelain's Atlas Historique; Moll's The Island of Jamaica; The British Islands in the West Indies, London: Baldwin & Oradock, 1835, folio, hand-colored; John Tallis's Jamaica, c. 1851, steel engraving with six insets: four landscape vignettes, the seal of the colony, and a flying fish (one hand-colored, one with only hand-outlining; La Giammaica, folio, hand-colored copper-plate engraving; [and] Emmanuel Bowen's An Accurate Map of the Island of Barbadoes, folio, copper-plate engraving with hand-outlining. (15)
Estimate $400-600

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John Gibson, John Tallis, Emmanuel, Moll, Bellin, Jamaica, Mexico, Havana, Cuba, London