Auction 110, Lot 271

"Archipelague du Mexique, ou Sont les Isles de Cuba, Espagnole, I'Amaique, etc. Avec les Isles Lucayes, et les Isles Caribes, Connues sous le Nom d'Antilles", Coronelli/Nolin

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1742 (dated)


Color: Black & White

23.2 x 17.5 inches
58.9 x 44.5 cm

This is a splendid and very scarce map that covers all the West Indies, including the Bahamas, and the southern tip of Florida. The partnership of Coronelli and Nolin produced some the best regional maps of the Americas of the period. The map provides an excellent view of the islands, banks and shoals. The large decorative title cartouche incorporates an extensive key.


Condition: B

Fine sharp impression printed on heavy paper with a large watermark. Light toning along fold, else near fine.

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,000

Sold for: $1,300

Closed on 3/2/2005