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A Chart of the Antilles, or: Charibbee, or: Caribs Islands, with the Virgin Isles

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A scarce and beautifully detailed map of the Lesser Antilles from the eastern end of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to Margarita Island and the northern coast of South America. Includes coastal profiles of the Virgin Islands and several of the Lesser Antilles, a table of "astronomic observations made on the Land" and "Latitudes taken at sea," multiple rhumb lines, a compass rose and wind heads.
Item Number: RS2594
Cartographer: De la Rochette/Faden
Place & Date: London / 1784
Size: 18" x 20 3/8"
Condition: b&w (except for wash color along along the coordinates border); light overall age toning, minor overprinting; two brown spots on outer left margin
Price: SOLD