Auction 125, Lot 363

"Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de Cuba", Buchon, Jean Alexandre

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1825 (published)

Publication: Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique et Chronologique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.3 x 15 inches
49 x 38.1 cm

This large and detailed map of Cuba shows settlements, roads and topography. On three sides, French text describes the religious, commercial, historical and other aspects of life on Cuba. The map is on a full sheet measuring 27" x 21". The map was originally engraved by Young & Delleker in 1822, for Carey and Lea's American Atlas. This is the French version issued in Atlas Geographique.

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Condition: A

Beautiful example with fine original hand coloring and full margins.

Estimate: $160 - $220

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/24/2008

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