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Auction 130, Lot 360

"Cuba en Iamaica, Soo als die door Kolumbus…", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Cuba and Jamaica

Period: 1729 (published)

Publication: La Galerie Agreable du Monde…

Color: Hand Color

13 x 8.5 inches
33 x 21.6 cm
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This is the more decorative version of this wonderful map of Cuba. It also includes the tip of Florida, part of Hispaniola and a few of the Bahamas. The large scale of miles is surmounted by two cherubs holding a portrait of Christopher Columbus. This is the rare, second state with the map enclosed in a superb picture frame-style border with incredible 3-dimensional quality. The maps from La Galerie Agreable du Monde are rarely seen on the market, as only 100 copies of the 66 volumes of this incredible atlas were produced.

References: Cueto #37.

Condition: A+

Fine impression and very wide original margins. There is a small manuscript, brown ink page number at lower right.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $500

Closed on 12/2/2009