Auction 149, Lot 346

"Karte von Mittel-America oder Westindien...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1796 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.6 x 20.7 inches
57.4 x 52.6 cm

This is a later edition by Friedrich Canzler covering the region from the southeast coast of the United States to northern South America. The coastlines are filled with place names, and a key at bottom identifies the possessions of the Spanish, French, English, Dutch, Germans and Swedes. An inset at bottom details the coast of Guiana.


Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with a professionally repaired centerfold separation at top, a crease at bottom left, and some minor soiling primarily in the blank margins.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/21/2014