Auction 116, Lot 360

"Les Isles Antilles &c. entre lesquelles sont les Lucayes, et les Caribes", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1683 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12 x 8 inches
30.5 x 20.3 cm

This is a reduced version of Sanson's impressive map of the Caribbean with excellent detail including the Bahamas and the southern tip of Florida. Decorated with a lovely title cartouche. Engraved by A. d'Winter.


Condition: B

Nice impression. Several small worm holes at lower center, a couple affecting a few lines of engraving. Trimmed to neatline at bottom and remargined.

Estimate: $400 - $475


Closed on 9/20/2006