Auction 114, Lot 329

"Landkaart van de Volkplantingen Suriname en Berbice", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Suriname and Guyana

Period: 1769 (published)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 13.2 inches
39.4 x 33.5 cm

Handsome and very detailed map of the Dutch colonies of Suriname and Berbice. The plans show the rich plantations, roads and villages. Inset at top is a large plan of Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname. The chart is oriented with north at bottom by two compass roses.

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Condition: A

Lovely original color and wide margins. Slight color offsetting at center.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/1/2006

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