"Algemeene Kaart van de Westindische Eilanden", Tirion, Isaac
Period: 1769 (circa)
Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand-Atlas
Color: Hand Color
18.1 x 13.8 inches
46 x 35.1 cm
A fine, interesting chart of the Caribbean, also showing part of Florida, the Yucatan, and Central America. Even small islands are well-represented and navigational hazards are marked. Major sea routes are noted as well as the direction of the prevailing winds. Title cartouche and two compass roses decorate the chart. Engraved by J. Condet.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.TIR-2a.
A crisp impression, issued folding on a clean, bright sheet. There is a binding trim at right, but still ample room for framing.