"Isola Cuba Descritta Dal P. Mro. Coronelli Lettore Publica…", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria
Period: 1691 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
11.6 x 8.7 inches
29.5 x 22.1 cm
This scarce, attractive map centers on Cuba, and also shows the lower Bahamas and the Cayman Islands. Most detail is confined to the coastlines. The map is decorative with a quaint title cartouche featuring a shepherd with his sheep and a vineyard cherub.
References: Cueto #35.
A fine impression on watermarked paper with a printer's crease at left. Remargined at right with loss of the right border, which has been replaced in facsimile.