Auction 132, Lot 372

"Land-Kaart van het Eiland en de Volkplanting van Cayenne aan de Kust van Zuid-Amerika", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: French Guiana

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.4 x 14.2 inches
41.7 x 36.1 cm

An attractive and detailed map of the vicinity of Cayenne in French Guiana. The large inset at upper right is a terrific example of a fortified castle. The map locates towns, villages, churches, sugar works, and scores of plantations. Embellished with a rococo-style cartouche and a pair of compass roses.

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Condition: B

Folding as issued with a damp stain at bottom. Hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/2/2010

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