Auction 153, Lot 412

"Kaart van Geheel Guajana of de Wilden-Kust, en die der Spaansche Westindien, op het Noord-end van Zuid-Amerika", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie, of Tegenwordige Staat van Amerika

Color: Hand Color

15.9 x 13 inches
40.4 x 33 cm

Handsome and interesting map of the northern coastline from Colombia through French Guyana. Includes three large insets of the island of Kurassau (Curacao), a detailed map of the harbor and Dutch fort on Curacao, and a map of the Dutch colony of Demerary and Essequebo showing plantations along the rivers.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.TIR-1a #18.

Condition: A

Original color on watermarked paper with a hint of toning. There is an extraneous crease along the plate mark at right, which has been archivally reinforced on verso.

Estimate: $450 - $550


Closed on 5/20/2015