Auction 123, Lot 415

"Kaart van de Eilanden Guadeloupe, Maria Galante, Desirade en de Saintes", Bonne/Bachiene

Subject: Guadeloupe

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication: Atlas, tot opheldering der hedendaagsche historie

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 cm

This is an attractive, scarce Dutch version of Bonne's map of Guadeloupe and the nearby islands. There is good detail, mostly along the coastline with locations of rivers, anchorages, mountains, villages and towns, and churches. The decorative title cartouche forms the heart of the composition.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/20/2008

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