Auction 117, Lot 419

"Isles Canaries", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Canary Islands

Period: 1699 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.5 x 7.7 inches
26.7 x 19.6 cm

This is a very beautiful small map of the Canary Islands with an inset of Madeira. The Prime Meridian is shown running along the left border. The map is dominated by a large title cartouche, which is draped in an elaborate garland of fruit.

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Condition: A

Small chip in blank margin, else fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/6/2006

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