Auction 104, Lot 274

"Cuba Insula [on sheet with] Hispaniola Insula [and] Insula Iamaica [and] Ins. S. Ioannis [and] Is. Margareta cum Confiniis", Mercator

Subject: Greater Antilles

Period: 1690 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

10 x 7.5 inches
25.4 x 19.1 cm

Copper engraved maps of Cuba above Hispaniola with smaller insets of Havana, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Margarita. This is a later re-issue of the Cloppenburg plate with the moiré pattern in the sea removed, cartouches added to distance scales and several sailing ships decorating the map. Parte Seconda Libro VII - 283 is overprinted in left border. Italian text on verso.


Condition: A+

Lightly age-toned.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/10/2003