Auction 119, Lot 382

"Pas-kaart van de Golff de Guanaios met 't Canaal Tusschen Yucatan en I. Cuba…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Mexico, Cuba

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: De Nieuwe Groote Lichtende Zee-Fackel…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 20.3 inches
58.4 x 51.6 cm

A superb sea chart of the Yucatan Peninsula, the eastern coast of Honduras, and the western part of Cuba. The map is filled with impressive detail of the soundings, currents, shoals and anchorages and embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses and a sailing ship. Putti flank the title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Strong impression printed on double-thick paper. Narrow (1/16") top margin, as issued.

Estimate: $1,300 - $1,500

Sold for: $950

Closed on 5/9/2007

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