Catalog Archive
Auction 128, Lot 432

"Carta Esatta rappresentante l'Isola di Cuba estratta dalle Carte del Sigr. Popple", Gazzettiere Americano

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1763 (published)

Publication: Atlante dell' America…

Color: Black & White

12.5 x 10.5 inches
31.8 x 26.7 cm
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This uncommon map is a graphic depiction of Cuba based on Henry Popple's important wall map. The map also shows the tip of Florida, the Bahamas, Jamaica and the Grand Caymans. The topographical style is nearly identical to the Popple map and an elaborate rococo cartouche adds an Italian touch to the composition. Engraved by G.M. Terreni.

References: Cueto #41.

Condition: B

Toned on centerfold with some repaired worm tracks just above the bottom border at center (with a few lines in facsimile) and in the blank margins.

Estimate: $650 - $700

Sold for: $375

Closed on 5/20/2009