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  AMERICA 
 West Indies 

LUFFMAN, John. [Early 19th century map of the Island of St Domingo]
The Island of St Domingo. London: Luffman, 1802. 135 x 160mm. Paper lightly age-toned.
Miniature map of the island of Hispaniola, now split between the Dominican Republic and Haiti, published in Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World'. At this time the French Republic controlled the whole island, but Santo Domingo was returned to Spanish control in 1809, aided by the British.
[Ref: 13162]    £160.00 ($215 • €182 rates)


GUTHRIE, William. [Early 19th century map of the West Indies]
Le Isole Antille Con Le Lucaye. 1803. London, 1804. Original colour. 245 x 345mm.
Map showing the islands of the West Indies, with a coloured key to mark which colonial power they belonged to at the time.
[Ref: 17251]    £285.00 ($383 • €324 rates)


IRVING, Washington. [Italian map of The West Indies showing Columbu's voyages]
Carta delle Indie Occidentali, per servire ai viaggi di Cristoforo Colombo. Italy, 1828. 450 x 610mm. Binding folds flattened.
The West Indies, published in an Italian edition' A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus' by Irving Washington (the author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow). Engraved by Daniele Del Re'
[Ref: 17656]    £420.00 ($565 • €477 rates)


LAPIE, Alexander. Carte des Antilles du Golfe du Méxique et d'une partie des Etats voisins.. Paris, 1829. Original outline colour. 440 x 590mm.
Engraved by Tardieu.
[Ref: 8567]    £160.00 ($215 • €182 rates)


LE SAGE, A. [Italian map of the West Indies]
Arcipelago Colombiano cioè Le Isole Lucaje Le Grandi e Piccole Antille. Venice, Girolamo Tasso, 1834. Original colour. 370 x 500mm.
The West Indies, with separately-printed text down each side with historical information on each island , with dates and details of early explorers including Columbus.
[Ref: 8861]    £200.00 ($269 • €227 rates)


RODHE, I.J. [Sea chart of the approaches to Charlotte Amalie on Saint Thomas]
Plan de Port de Saint Thomas et de ses Environs (Iles Vierges). Paris: Depot de la Marine, 1839. 470 x 610mm. Ink chart-seller's stamp; hole and staining in lower right margin.
Detailed sea chart of the environs of Charlotte Amalie, the main port of St Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
[Ref: 12524]    £1,200.00 ($1,614 • €1,363 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Detailed map of Jamaica with vignettes]
Jamaica. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 270 x 350mm.
A detailed map of Jamaica with decorative vignettes of Kingston, Port Antonio, Port Royal, a sugar mill and a flying fish.
[Ref: 15801]    £130.00 ($175 • €148 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of the West Indies with vignettes]
West India Islands. London, J. & F. Tallis & Co., c.1851.Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 265 x 330mm.
Map of the West Indies, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin, With three attractive vignettes of Kingston in Jamaica, locals and sailing ships at anchor
[Ref: 17727]    £160.00 ($215 • €182 rates)


PHILIP, George & Son. [Antigua, Guadaloupe & Marie-Galante]
Antigua; Guadeloupe; Mariegalante. Liverpool, 1851. Original colour. 510 x 610mm.
Three maps on one sheet.
[Ref: 9189]    £170.00 ($229 • €193 rates)


LAWRANCE, George Bell. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of St Thomas]
Plano del Puerto del S.Thomas. Levantado en 1851, por el Teniente de Navio de la Marina Real Inglesa G.B. Lawrance. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1863. Tinted lithograph, with touches of original colour. 650 x 960mm. With the blindstamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. Fine condition.
A Spanish edition of Lawrance's detailed chart of the approaches to Charlotte Amalie, the port of St Thomas in the Virgin Islands. The lighthouses are marked with colour. Lawrance spent a decade in the West Indies mapping for the Admiralty. Among his output was a general chart of the Virgin Islands, the Island of Tortola and the route from St Domingo to Dominica. At the time of publication the U.S. government was considering buying the Danish Virgin Islands for $7.5 million, but failed to get popular support. In 1917, justifying the purchase as defence against German attacks in the West Indies, the U.S. bought the Islands for $25 million in gold.
[Ref: 11834]    £4,000.00 ($5,380 • €4,544 rates)


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