Auction 148, Lot 369

"Les Isles Antilles, &c entre Lesquelles sont les Lucayes, et les Caribes", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: L'Amerique en Plusieurs Cartes Nouvelles et Exactes…

Color: Hand Color

12.2 x 8.2 inches
31 x 20.8 cm

Attractive map covering the southern tip of Florida and all of the Caribbean islands. There is good detail, especially on Cuba and Hispaniola, which display numerous place names and mountains in profile. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON II F [7].

Condition: B+

Light toning, minor soiling, and one small hole in border at top left. There are a few tiny tears and chips in blank margins, and the left margin has been extended with old paper.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $275

Closed on 2/19/2014