"Carta Reducida de las Islas Lucayas, o de los Lucayos Por D. Juan Lopez", Lopez, Juan (don)
Period: 1782 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
15.5 x 15.5 inches
39.4 x 39.4 cm
This is a very uncommon Spanish map depicting the Bahamas. The map is filled with great detail of villages, ports, sailing routes and hazards. An inset illustrates the vicinity of Nassau. Adorned with a rococo-style title cartouche. A large block of Spanish text describes the sources of the map including the work of D'Anville, Bellin, Pool, and Jefferys.
Small, repaired worm track in unengraved area of the map, else very good.