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Auction 156, Lot 393

"Landkaart van de Volkplantingen Suriname en Berbice", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Suriname & Guyana

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie of Tegenwoordige Staat van Amerika…

Color: Hand Color

15.6 x 13.1 inches
39.6 x 33.3 cm

Handsome and very detailed map of the Dutch colonies of Suriname and Berbice. The plans show the rich plantations, roads and villages. Inset at top is a large plan of Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname. The chart is oriented with north at bottom by two compass roses.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.TIR-1a #17.

Condition: A

A clean and bright example issued folding, now flattened. There is a hint of offsetting and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 2/17/2016