Auction 109, Lot 300

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

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1769 (published)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.7 x 13.5 inches
45 x 34.3 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 are marked. Major sea routes are noted as well as the direction of the prevailing winds. Title cartouche and two compass roses decorate the chart.

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Condition: A+

Wide original margins and color.

Estimate: $650 - $750

Sold for: $475

Closed on 12/1/2004

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