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Auction 132, Lot 352

"Carte de l'Isle d'Hayti, Aujour d'hui l'Espagnole, ou l'Isle de St. Domingue, avec les Isles Voisines…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1754 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.3 x 8.8 inches
33.8 x 22.4 cm
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A decorative map of Hispaniola divided into five ancient cacicazgos, or Taino chiefdoms run by a cacique. The map extends to Puerto Rico, the eastern portions of Cuba and Jamaica and includes the southern Bahamas. The title is surrounded by a finely engraved cartouche.


Condition: B+

Issued folded, now flattened. There are some faint damp stains and offsetting and a small whole in the lower right margin.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 6/2/2010