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Auction 118, Lot 493

"Land-Kaart van het Eiland en de Volkplanting van Cayenne aan de Kust van Zuid-Amerika", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: French Guiana

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie of Tegenwoordige Staat van Amerika

Color: Black & White

16.5 x 14.2 inches
41.9 x 36.1 cm

Attractive chart of the coast of French Guiana with a large inset plan of Cayenne showing the fortifications and major buildings of this important fort and natural harbor. The sugar and coffee plantations are noted and the topography is well-defined. Simply decorated with two title cartouches and a compass rose.


Condition: B

Issued folding, now pressed. Some faint offsetting else very good. Binding trim in right margin, well away from map.

Estimate: $120 - $170


Closed on 3/6/2007