Auction 127, Lot 384

"A New & Accurate Map of the Island of Cuba [on sheet with] A New & Accurate Map of the Islands of Hispaniola or St. Domingo, and Porto Rico", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Greater Antilles

Period: 1747 (circa)

Publication: A Complete System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 13.5 inches
41.9 x 34.3 cm

Two detailed and beautifully engraved maps on a single sheet, one showing Cuba and the other depicting Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Both are "Drawn from the most approved Maps and Charts, and Regulated by Astron'l Observat'ns." Each map is graced by a charming rococo-style cartouche and includes a compass rose.

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Condition: B+

Sharp impression with just a bit of faint foxing.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/25/2009

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