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Stock# 50059
Description

Rare French Map of Jamaica, published by Jean Lattre in Paris.

The map provides remarkable topographical details, including mountains, rivers, islands, and other coastal features. Towns, Roads, Plantations, Churches and other features are also shown.

The map includes two large inset maps of the Harbors of Bluefields and the the area around Kingston and Port Royal.

The text provides a lengthy history and description of Jamaica, noting its discovery in 1494 by Christopher Columbus, among other facts.

The map is based upon a map by Thomas Jefferys, circa 1775 and originally published by Sayer & Bennett.