Auction 104, Lot 280

"[Lot of 2] Carte de l'Isle de Saint Domingue [together with] Carte de l'Isle de St. Domingue, une des Grandes Antilles", Various

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1760-74 (circa)

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Color: Hand Color

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Nice pair of French maps of Hispaniola each with good detail. 1 - Carte de l' Isle de Saint Domingue, by J.N. Bellin and engraved by A. van Krevelt for a Dutch edition of Prevost's Voyages, Amsterdam, 1775 (11.2 x 7.5"). 2 - Carte de l Isle de St. Domingue, une des Grandes Antilles by R. Bonne, Paris, circa 1774 (12.4 x 8.2"). This map also includes the Caicos and Turks Islands. Together they provide an interesting comparison both in topography, place names and the political boundaries between the French and Spanish colonies.

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Condition: A

First fine, second with faint soil on fold.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/10/2003

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