Auction 109, Lot 294

"The Prospect of Fort Royal of Martinico, as it Sheweth from the Entry of the Harbour call'd Cul de Sac Royal", Kip, Johannes

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1704 (published)

Publication: A Collection of Voyages & Travels

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.2 x 10.5 inches
46.2 x 26.7 cm

Splendid view of Fort Royal with ships and boats in the sea and a numbered key to the important places. Above is a secondary view titled, "The Sight of Part of ye Isld. Martinico: the cul de sac a being at W. about 7 or 8 Leaques and ye great Mountain Pelee at S.W." Published by Churchill.

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Condition: B

Clean and crisp with lovely color. Trimmed slightly into plate at right and remargined with a bit of facsimile.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/1/2004

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