Auction 108, Lot 252

"Hispaniola Soo als het door Kolumbus Ontdekt, en by de kastilianen beyotk is.", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.6 x 6 inches
21.8 x 15.2 cm

Charming map of the island filled with information concerning the mountains, forests, cities and ports. Columbus first visited Hispaniola in 1492 and it is there that his flagship, the Santa Maria, ran aground somewhere on the north coast of Haiti. The map is adorned by a title cartouche with two natives and a scene of the explorers erecting a cross in the background.

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Condition: A

Fine impression and color. Margin extended at bottom to better accommodate framing.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/29/2004

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