JEFFERYS MAP OF HISPANIOLA

 

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AUTHOR:

JEFFERYS, THOMAS

TITLE:

The Island of Hispaniola called by the French St. Domingo. Subject to France and Spain... London

CONDITION:

One large half folio sheet, 13½ x 15½”. Period outline color.

DATE:

1762- 1774

DESCRIPTION:

is map normally appeared in Thomas Jefferys’ scarce A Description of the Spanish Islands and Settlements on the coast of the West Indies, London, 1762. In that work, the map was folded at the center. This example is unfolded and must be an unusual separately-issued example.

The title-page of the
Description notes that the maps were made “chiefly from original Drawings taken from the Spanish in the late War.” It is one of the bet maps of Hispaniola of the 18th century. It also includes the Turks and Caicos, Inagua and Tortuga.

REFERENCES:

Sellers & Van Ee, 1853.

Inventory No. 7994

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