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Lot 376
By: Isaac Tirion
Subject: Cartagena, Colombia
Date: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie, of Tegenwoordigestaat van Amerika

Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 10.4 x 7.2 inches
         26.5 x 18.3 cm

    This handsome copper-engraved plan depicts the fort and area surrounding Cartagena, an important port in Colonial South America. The bird's-eye plan provides detail of the city with a numbered key identifying 10 locations within the city and harbor. Roads and the topography of the countryside are also illustrated. Tirion's Hedendaagsche Historie was initially conceived as the Dutch edition of Thomas Salmon's Modern History. The work began in 1729, but the text was later expanded and the Hedendaagsche Historie was therefore not completed until 1803.

Condition Description: A crisp impression, issued folding on a clean, bright sheet with the watermark of three stars and three flowers. There is a printer's crease at bottom left and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Ref: Kapp (MCC-77) #86; Shirley (BL Atlases) G.TIR-1a #9.

$250.00 - $325.00

Sold for: $180.00

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