Auction 160, Lot 389

"Cuba Insula [on sheet with] Hispaniola Insula [and] Ins. Iamaica [and] Ins. S. Ioannis [and] I.S. Margareta", Leti, Gregorio

Subject: Greater Antilles

Period: 1690 (published)

Publication: Teatro Belgico

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7.4 inches
25.4 x 18.8 cm

This is a reduced version of the Mercator/Hondius folio map of important islands in the West Indies. This later re-issue of the Cloppenburgh plate omits the moiré pattern in the sea, and features several additions, including cartouches added to the distance scales and several sailing ships decorating the map. Italian text on verso.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.LETI-2a #47.

Condition: A

A nice example with a few spots of foxing primarily confined to the blank margins and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/16/2016

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