Auction 130, Lot 350

"Les Isles Antilles &c. entre lesquelles sont les Lucayes, et les Caribes", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1679 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.5 x 15.3 inches
54.6 x 38.9 cm

Beautiful map of the Caribbean from the tip of Florida to the western coast of Central America and the northern coast of South America. The map shows excellent detail of the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico and the Windward Islands. This is the 1679 issue of the 1656 publication by Mariette, with the date changed in the cartouche. The map is decorated with a delicately engraved, drape-style cartouche.

References:

Condition: A+

Estimate: $850 - $1,000

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/2/2009

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