Auction 121, Lot 351

"Carte Reduite des Isles Antilles [on sheet with] Carte Reduite des Debouquements de St. Domingue", Verdun de la Crenne

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1775 (dated)


Color: Black & White

20.5 x 34 inches
52.1 x 86.4 cm

A pair of handsome charts printed on one sheet. Each chart has a crisp engraving and shows excellent detail including towns and villages, soundings and anchorages, shoals, topography and more. The charts have several notes describing the routes and discoveries of previous French explorers.


Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed. Folds and intersections have been reinforced with tissue on verso. There are a couple short edge tears. The map has some light offsetting and surface soil.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/26/2007