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This Geographical Plan of the Island & Forts of St Helena is Dedicated by permission to Field Marshal His Ro[ya]l Highness The Duke of Kent and Strathearn By Lieu[tenant] R.P. Read.
London Published & Sold Wholesale & Retail by Burgis & Barefoot at their Drawing and Ornamental Repertory 32 Southampton St. Strand & also by Laurie & Whittle Fleet Street Baldwin Craddock & Co. Paternoster Row Whitrow & Co. Aldgate Burkitt & Hudson Cheapside Dickinson New Bond St. Murray Albemarle St. McIntosh Edinburgh Allen Dublin and all the Principal Book & Printsellers in the United Kingdom October 1815 - Hand-coloured engraved map, dissected and mounted on linen, some age toning to map, 'A Descriptive Sketch of Saint Helena' pasted to verso. Dimensions: 457 × 592 mm (18 × 23.75 inches). This is the second state of the map. This state retains the imprint of Burgis and Barfoot, but the map marks two locations for Napoleon's residence: The first at 'The Briars Mr Balcombe'; the second at 'Long wood'; the 'Plantation House' is now labelled 'Plantation House. The Residence of The Governor'; and the hatchuring around the coast has been erased. The map is extremelly attractive with sailing ships, fine depiction of James Fort & Town, and some residences individually are named.
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