Auction 130, Lot 364

"L'Isle de la Martinique", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1704 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Cureiux

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 10 inches
35.6 x 25.4 cm

The topography is shown in a more animated style than is normally seen on maps of this era. Engraved by P. Starckman, it provides excellent detail of towns, villages, churches, forts and even identifies different religious sects. The map features a key to 63 locations, a decorative title cartouche, and a nice compass rose that orients north to the left.

References:

Condition: A

Good impression and original color.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/2/2009

Archived