Auction 111, Lot 76

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

Subject: North America

Period: 1717 (published)

Publication: Les Tablettes Guerrieres…

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' Estiete, C. Blanco, P. de Carinde, Canal de S. Barbe, 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 natives tending a fire, a crocodile and a serpent.

References: McLaughlin #147.

Condition: B

Original color with oxidation of green color. Toned along folds with two folds reinforced on verso. Paper is sturdy.

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/8/2005