Auction 100, Lot 237

"Algemeene Kaart van de Westindische Eilanden", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Land Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.8 x 13.6 inches
45.2 x 34.5 cm

A fine, interesting chart of the Caribbean, also showing part of Florida, the Yucatan, and Central America. Even small islands are well-represented and navigational hazards marked. Major sea routes are noted as well as the direction of the prevailing winds. Decorative title cartouche and two compass roses decorate the chart.

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Condition: B

Faint toning along fold and in Atlantic Ocean, else very good. Tiny split bottom fold not affecting map.

Estimate: $800 - $850

Sold for: $475

Closed on 9/12/2002

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