Auction 124, Lot 351

"Isles de Saint Domingue ou Hispaniola, et da la Martinique", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 19.3 inches
52.1 x 49 cm

Superb large map of Hispaniola with a sizable inset of Martinique. The nicely detailed map covers the area to include the tip of Cuba and the Bahamas. The map is decorated by a grand decorative title cartouche and scale of miles.

References: Pedley #480.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with nice color and a couple of faint creases. There are a few faint spots of candle wax in the top.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 5/7/2008