Auction 110, Lot 275

"Carte Particuliere des Iles Antilles ou des Indes Occidentales", Brue, Adrien Hubert

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1828 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 14.2 inches
50.8 x 36.1 cm

An attractive and very detailed map of the West Indies with insets of the Virgin Islands, Martinique & Guadeloupe. Beautifully engraved on fine heavy paper with the embossed atlas seal below the fancy script title. A touch of outline color along the shorelines of the individual islands provides a delicate accent. The outline color is identified to reflect colonial claims, including those of France, England, Spain, Denmark, Holland, and Sweden. Bold keyboard style border and very wide margins.

References:

Condition: A

A very lovely example with wide margin.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/2/2005

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