Auction 130, Lot 371

"De Vaste Kust van Cheribichi door Alonzo d'Ojeda van't Eyland Cubagua Besogt", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Venezuela

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.5 x 5.8 inches
21.6 x 14.7 cm

This uncommon map details the coast of present-day Venezuela and the Windward Islands. The pictorial title cartouche features Alonzo de Ojeda's attack on Cartagena.

References:

Condition: B+

A very tiny worm track in the cartouche has been professionally repaired and is now only visible when held up to a strong light.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/2/2009

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