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Caribbean & Bermuda. Homann Heirs, Dominia Anglorum in Praecipuis Insulis Americae ut sunt Insula S. Christophori Antegoa Iamaica Barbados nec non Insulae Bermudes vel Sommers…, 1759 (circa). Hand Color. A large and striking sheet that contains five charts describing the islands of St. Kitts, Antigua, Bermuda, Barbados, and Jamaica. All of these maps were copied from separate maps made by Herman Moll in 1729. Each is finely engraved and meticulously detailed with its own compass rose, soundings, roads, forts, churches, topography, and political divisions, as well as descriptive text and place name keys. The map has a second title in German: Die Englische Colonie-Laender auf den Insuln von America.

LITERATURE: Sellers & Van Ee #1723.

Condition

On a watermarked sheet with minor foxing and a faint stain adjacent to the centerfold. There are remnants of hinge tape on verso. Grade: B+

Dimensions

22.1 x 19.3 in

Buyer's Premium

  • 20%

MAP - Caribbean & Bermuda. Homann Heirs

Estimate $275 - $350Jun 01