Auction 111, Lot 302

"L'Isle de Cuba", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.3 x 8.2 inches
31.2 x 20.8 cm

Nice copperplate engraving of Cuba and the Bahamas. Geographically accurate with some overall scale distortion, which is most notable in present-day Bay de Buena Vista, Golfo de Batabano, and Golfo de Guacanayabo. In the lower part of the map are the Cayman Islands. Interior and coastal information includes towns, missions, hospitals and plantations.

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Condition: A+

Dark early impression. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/8/2005

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