Auction 160, Lot 385

"Les Isles Antilles, &c Entre Lesquelles sont les Lucayes, et les Caribes", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Caribbean

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 [7].

Condition: B+

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with faint damp staining in the right half of the map. Narrow side margins, as issued.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $375

Closed on 11/16/2016