Auction 137, Lot 432

"Carte des Antilles…", Tardieu, Ambroise

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1822 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.3 x 14 inches
46.5 x 35.6 cm

This beautiful map of the Caribbean is flanked by the southern tip of Florida and the coastlines of Honduras, Nicaragua, and northern South America. It contains a dense listing of place names, mountain ranges, rivers, and navigational hazards, more than most charts from this period. There is particularly good detail of Cuba, Jamaica and Hispaniola.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/14/2011

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