Auction 149, Lot 340

"Les Isles Antilles, et le Golfe du Mexique", Bonne/Raynal

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

12.8 x 8.4 inches
32.5 x 21.3 cm

A beautiful and strongly engraved chart of the Caribbean that also features good detail of Central America. Along the Gulf Coast and Florida, New Orleans, Pensacola and St. Augustine are named. Navigation routes, trade winds, rocks, and shoals are identified. An inset of Bermuda is located at upper right.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1705.

Condition: A

A nice impression with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/21/2014