Auction 133, Lot 319

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

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatiff

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 8.6 inches
33 x 21.8 cm

A decorative map of Hispaniola divided into five ancient cacicazgos, or Taino chiefdoms. The map extends to Puerto Rico, and the eastern portions of Cuba and Jamaica. The title is surrounded by a finely engraved cartouche. Dutch title along bottom: Kaart van't Eiland Hayti, he'edendaags Hispaniola, of St. Domingo….

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Condition: A+

Nice impression and original color with a few very insignificant spots in the margins, well away from the map.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/1/2010

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