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Auction 156, Lot 368

"A New and Correct Draught of the Bay of Matanzas. On ye North Side of ye Island Cuba Done from a Survey by Robt. Pearson", Mount & Page

Subject: Matanzas, Cuba

Period: 1753 (circa)

Publication: The English Pilot, Fourth Book

Color: Hand Color

12.1 x 9.1 inches
30.7 x 23.1 cm
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This attractive map includes soundings, anchorages, rivers, plantations, a snuff mill and several navigational notes. The Castle of Matanzas is well shown as is the town. Located about 30 miles east of Havana, Matanzas is called the city of bridges, because 17 cross the three rivers that bound the city.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) M.M&P-5d.

Condition: A+

A clean and bright example with attractive color.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $275

Closed on 2/17/2016