"Les Isles Antilles, &c Entre Lesquelles sont les Lucayes, et les Caribes", Sanson, Nicolas
Period: 1700 (circa)
Publication: Description de Tout l'Univers
Color: Hand Color
12.1 x 8.3 inches
30.7 x 21.1 cm
Attractive map covering the southern tip of Florida and all of the Caribbean islands. There is good detail, especially on Cuba and Hispaniola, which display numerous place names and mountains in profile. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter.
References: Pastoureau, SANSON II F .
A crisp impression on watermarked paper with faint damp staining in the right half of the map. Narrow side margins, as issued.