Auction 126, Lot 416

"A Map of the Island Cayenne [on sheet with] Town and Fort St. Lewis… [and] A Mapp of ye Harbour of the Cul de Sac Royal, in ye Island Martinico", Kip, Johannes

Subject: French Guiana

Period: 1744 (published)

Publication: Churchill's A Collection of Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 14 inches
25.4 x 35.6 cm

This handsome composite sheet is composed of a map of the island of Cayenne on the coast of French Guiana, the town and Fort St. Lewis, Fort Royal on Martinique, and three coastal profiles showing Cayenne from the sea. The maps of Cayenne and Fort St. Lewis include detailed keys that show the locations of sugar works, Indian villages, Petty Plantations, and other interesting sites.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $230 - $300

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Closed on 12/3/2008

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