Auction 113, Lot 325

"Le Grandi Antille e l'Isole Lucaje", Borghi, Bartolomeo

Subject: Greater Antilles

Period: 1817 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Generale

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 8.8 inches
30.5 x 22.4 cm

A remarkable example of scarce Florentine map production that is finely engraved and details the Greater Antilles, Cuba and the Bahamas and also shows the southern half of Florida. A large inset of the Virgin Islands is titled "Isole Vergini." A scarce and lovely map.

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Condition: A

Fine impression with original hand outline coloring. Printed on thick paper with very wide margins.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/7/2005

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