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Auction 120, Lot 402

"The sight of Part of ye Isld. Martinico… Mountain Pelee at S.W. [below] The Prospect of Fort Royal of Martinico, as it sheweth from the Entry of the Harbour call'd Cul de Sac Royal", Kip, Johannes

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1732 (circa)


Color: Black & White

18.5 x 10.5 inches
47 x 26.7 cm

A terrific view of Fort Royal has ships and boats in the sea and a numbered key at the left identifying the important features of the fortification. Above the main view is a secondary view titled, "The Sight of Part of ye Isld. Martinico: the cul de sac a being at W. about 7 or 8 Leagues and ye great Mountain Pelee at S.W." Published by Churchill.


Condition: B

Right margin trimmed to the neatline with slight loss in a couple spots. Tape remnants on upper margins, well away from map image.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 7/18/2007