Auction 116, Lot 370

"Isola Cuba Descritta Dal P. Mro. Coronelli Lettore Publica…", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1692 (published)

Publication: Corso geografico universale

Color: Black & White

11.5 x 8.8 inches
29.2 x 22.4 cm

This scarce, attractive map centers on Cuba, and also shows the lower Bahamas and the Cayman Islands. Most detail is confined to the coastlines. The map is decorative with a quaint title cartouche featuring a shepherd with his sheep and a vineyard cherub.

References: Cueto #35.

Condition: A

Sharp impression and wide original margins. Bit of minor foxing in blank margins, well away from map.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $475

Closed on 9/20/2006