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Auction 118, Lot 470

"A New & Accurate Map of the Island of Cuba [on sheet with] A New & Accurate Map of the Islands of Hispaniola or St. Domingo, and Porto Rico", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Cuba, Hispaniola and Puerto Rico

Period: 1747 (circa)

Publication: A Complete System of Geography

Color: Black & White

Size:
16.5 x 13.5 inches
41.9 x 34.3 cm

Two detailed and beautifully engraved maps on a single sheet, one showing Cuba, the other, Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Both are "Drawn from the most approved Maps and Charts, and Regulated by Astron'l Observat'ns." Each map is graced by a charming rococo style cartouche and includes a compass rose.

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Condition: A

Impression is crisp and bright. Mold spots in upper corners of blank margin, not affecting image.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/6/2007

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