Auction 117, Lot 383

"Pas kaart van de Zuyd kust van Cuba en van Geheel Yamaica…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Cuba and Jamaica

Period: 1695 (published)

Publication: Zee-Fakkel

Color: Hand Color

23 x 20.3 inches
58.4 x 51.6 cm

Fine sea chart covering the southern part of Cuba, all of Jamaica and the western tip of Hispaniola and a bit of the Honduras coastline. Insets of Oristan Bay and Yamaica Bay fill the upper right corner. The chart is finely engraved with rhumb lines, two compass roses, a sailing ship and a great title cartouche featuring a Native American, panthers and a large snake.

References: Cueto #33.

Condition: A

Crisp impression and attractive color. Minor damage in ample, blank margins.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 12/6/2006