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Auction 118, Lot 457

"Algemeene Kaart van de Westindische Eilanden", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1769 (published)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie, of Tegenwordigestaat van Amerika

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 13.7 inches
45.7 x 34.8 cm

A fine, interesting chart of the Caribbean, also showing part of Florida, the Yucatan, and Central America. Even small islands are well-represented and navigational hazards are marked. Major sea routes are noted as well as the direction of the prevailing winds. Title cartouche and two compass roses decorate the chart.

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Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 3/6/2007

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