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Auction 161, Lot 430

"Carte des Antilles", Tardieu, Ambroise

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1822 (dated)

Publication: Abrege de l'Histoire Generale des Voyages…

Color: Hand Color

18.3 x 14.4 inches
46.5 x 36.6 cm

This map of the Caribbean includes the southern tip of Florida and the coastlines of Honduras, Nicaragua, and northern South America. It contains a dense listing of place names, mountain ranges, rivers, and navigational hazards, more than most charts from this period. There is particularly good detail of Cuba, Jamaica and Hispaniola.


Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with very minor soiling and some extraneous creases in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 2/8/2017