Auction 114, Lot 313

"Cuba Insul [on sheet with] Hispaniola [and] Havana Portus [and] I. Iamaica [and] I. S. Ioannis [and] I. Margareta", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Greater Antilles

Period: 1621 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 5.5 inches
18.3 x 14 cm

Copper engraved map of Cuba above Hispaniola with smaller insets of Havana, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Margarita. Strapwork and banner style title cartouches and scale of miles. The title Cuba and page number 659 are overprinted into the top border. Latin text on verso.

References: Cueto #22; MCC (Kapp) #8.

Condition: A

Good impression and old color. Light damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $450

Closed on 3/1/2006

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