Auction 134, Lot 331

"Pas Kaart van de Caribes tusschen I. Barbados en I.S. Martin", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1685 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 20.3 inches
58.4 x 51.6 cm

Two compass roses orient this fine sea chart with north to the right. It covers the region from Barbados and St. Vincent to the southern part of St. Martin. Three insets provide detail of harbors on the islands of St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, and the Les Saintes archipelago. The interesting title cartouche shows Mercury offering his caduceus to Cybele.

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Condition: A+

A fine example with good margins and impression.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,600

Unsold

Closed on 12/1/2010

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