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Auction 132, Lot 338

"Les Grandes et Petites Isles Antilles, et les Isles Lucayes avec une Partie de la Mer du Nord", Robert de Vaugondy/Santini

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1779 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23.3 x 18.5 inches
59.2 x 47 cm

Fine Italian edition of Robert de Vaugondy's large, detailed map of the Caribbean extending from southern Florida and the Bahamas to the Lesser Antilles and the northern coast of South America. The large decorative title cartouche features a ship, fishing nets, shells and three wind-heads.

References: cf Pedley #476.

Condition: A

Damp stains in blank margins and hinge tape remnants on verso.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/2/2010