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Auction 152, Lot 329

"L'Isle de la Jamaique, Divisee par Paroisses...", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Jamaica

Period: 1714 (circa)

Publication: Suite de l'Atlas Curieux

Color: Hand Color

13.6 x 9.2 inches
34.5 x 23.4 cm
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Strongly engraved and detailed map that shows the island of Jamaica divided into parishes. The map shows remarkable detail with scores of place names along the coast plus mountains, rivers, watershed and other details in the interior.

References: Kapp (MCC-42) #52; Pastoureau, FER 1C [222].

Condition: B+

There is very light soiling and several professionally repaired tears in bottom blank margin, one of which just enters neatline.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/18/2015