Auction 110, Lot 78

"L'Amerique Septentrionale", La Feuille, Daniel de

Subject: North America

Period: 1702 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.5 inches
19.1 x 14 cm

A charming small map showing the island of California with an indented coastline and the place names R. d' Estate, C. Blanca, P. de Careened, Canal de S. Barbie, I. de S. Martin, I. de S. Mare, B. de S. Francisco, D. de Simon, B.S. Christoue and Piemabe. A quaint title cartouche features a crocodile, serpent and natives tending a fire.

References: McLaughlin #147.

Condition: A

Sharp impression and lovely color. Faint damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 3/2/2005