Auction 123, Lot 387

"Carte de l'Isle d'Hayti, Aujour d'hui l'Espagnole, ou l'Isle de St. Domingue, avec les Isles Voisines…", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatiff

Color: Hand Color

13 x 8.6 inches
33 x 21.8 cm

A decorative map of Hispaniola divided into five ancient cacicazgos, or Taino chiefdoms run by a cacique. The map extends to Puerto Rico, and the eastern portions of Cuba and Jamaica. The title is surrounded by a finely engraved cartouche. Dutch title along bottom: Kaart van't Eiland Hayti, he'edendaags Hispaniola, of St. Domingo….


Condition: A

A crisp impression. The margins have some faint spots, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/20/2008