Auction 137, Lot 443

"Isles de Saint Domingue ou Hispaniola, et de la Martinique", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Hispaniola and Martinique

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 19 inches
52.1 x 48.3 cm

Superb large map of Hispaniola with a sizable inset of Martinique. The nicely detailed map covers the area to include the tip of Cuba and part of the Bahamas. The map is decorated by a grand decorative title cartouche and scale of miles.

References: Pedley #480.

Condition: A

Wide side margins on watermarked paper, with light offsetting and minor soiling that does not distract. Some expert paper repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2011