Auction 111, Lot 300

"Carta Nautica que Comprehende los Desembocaderos al Mar del Norte…", Lopez, Juan (don)

Subject: Caribbean and Bahamas

Period: 1782 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.2 x 14.6 inches
38.6 x 37.1 cm

A very uncommon Spanish map depicting the lower Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Islands, the north coast of Hispaniola and the east end of Cuba. The map is filled with great detail of roads, villages, ports, sailing routes and hazards. Adorned with a rococo-style title cartouche.

References:

Condition: A

Slight foxing in margins well away from map.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/8/2005

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