Auction 121, Lot 393

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

Subject: French Guiana

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.3 x 14 inches
41.4 x 35.6 cm

An attractive and detailed map of Cayenne in French Guiana. The large inset at upper right is a terrific example of a fortified castle. The map has rich coloring and a crisp impression, and locates towns, villages, churches and more. Embellished with a rococo-style cartouche and a pair of compass roses.

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Condition: B+

Very nice old color on sheet with full margins and large watermark. Some light soiling and a pair of small worm holes in lower margin closed on verso with old paper repair.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/26/2007

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