Auction 150, Lot 337

"'T Vaste Land van Darien. Ten Zuyden Cuba en Hispaniola Gelegen", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Caribbean & Northern South America

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication: Naauwkeurige Versameling der Gedenk-Waardigste Zee en Landreysen…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.7 x 5.9 inches
22.1 x 15 cm

Pedro Arias Davila was a Spanish explorer who led the first great expedition to the New World. Arias Davila established colonies in Panama and Nicaragua, and was responsible for other explorations in Costa Rica and Peru. This map was designed to illustrate his explorations in Central America, northern South America, and the Caribbean. The title cartouche features two natives with several wild animals in the background. This map was published in van der Aa's compilation of early voyages of exploration.

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Condition: A

Excellent impression and color. The top margin has been extended to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/17/2014

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