Auction 153, Lot 387

"Isola Cuba Descritta Dal P. Mro. Coronelli Lettore Publica…", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1691 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

Condition: B+

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.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 5/20/2015

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