Auction 142, Lot 322

"Pas-kaart van de Golff de Guanaios met 't Canaal Tusschen Yucatan en I. Cuba", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Mexico, Cuba

Period: 1717 (circa)

Publication: De Nieuwe Groote Lichtende Zee-Fackel…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 20.4 inches
58.4 x 51.8 cm

A superb sea chart of the Yucatan Peninsula, the eastern coast of Honduras, and the western part of Cuba. The map is filled with impressive detail of the shoals and anchorages and is embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses and a sailing ship. Putti flank the title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Strong impression with narrow (1/4") margins, as issued. Expertly remargined at bottom with neatline in facsimile.

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,300

Unsold

Closed on 11/28/2012

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