"Insula Matanino Vulgo Martanico in lucem edita", Visscher, Nicolas
Period: 1685 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22 x 18 inches
55.9 x 45.7 cm
Superb large-scale map of Martinique, with a sumptuous title cartouche standing on an architectural base that includes the mileage scale. The island is divided into two parts denoting the western region occupied by the French and the eastern region labeled Cabesterre (dwelling of the savages).
Professional repair of short separation on bottom fold and a few edge tears.