Auction 119, Lot 404

"Cuba Insula [on sheet with] Hispaniola Insula [and] Insula Iamaica [and] Ins. S. Ioannis [and] Is. Margareta", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Greater Antilles

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 5.6 inches
17.8 x 14.2 cm

This charming small sheet includes maps of several Caribbean islands. The map of Cuba is positioned above Hispaniola with smaller insets of Havana, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Margarita Island. German text on verso.

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Condition: B

The map is sound, but the copper plate was missing the right corner when it was printed, so the border is incomplete. There are a couple small wormholes in the upper margin.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 5/9/2007

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