Auction 142, Lot 331

"Carte de l'Isle d'Hayti, Aujour d'hui l'Espagnole, ou l'Isle de St. Domingue, avec les Isles Voisines...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 8.5 inches
33 x 21.6 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. The Dutch title, Kaart van't Eiland Hayti, he'edendaags Hispaniola, of St. Domingo, is included along the bottom.

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Condition: A

A nice impression with original color.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/28/2012

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