Auction 113, Lot 314

"Algemeene Kaart van de Westindische Eilanden", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1748 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 13.8 inches
45.7 x 35.1 cm

A fine, interesting chart of the Caribbean, also showing part of Florida, the Yucatan, and Central America. Even small islands are well-represented and navigational hazards are marked. Major sea routes are noted as well as the direction of the prevailing winds. Title cartouche and two compass roses decorate the chart.

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Condition: A

Issued folded, now pressed. Normal binding trim at right.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $400

Closed on 12/7/2005

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