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Auction 164, Lot 416

"Kaart van Geheel Guajana of de Wilden-Kust, en die der Spaansche Westindien, op het Noord-end van Zuid-Amerika [on sheet with] Het Island Kurassau [and] Kaart van de Volkplanting aan Demerary en Rio d'Essequebo [and] De Haven en 't Kasteel van Kurassau", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

15.9 x 13 inches
40.4 x 33 cm

Handsome and interesting map of the northern coastline from Colombia through French Guyana. Includes three large insets of the island of Kurassau (Curacao), a detailed map of the harbor and Dutch fort on Curacao, and a map of the Dutch colony of Demerary and Essequebo showing plantations along the rivers.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.TIR-2a.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet, issued folding and now flattened with a hint of offsetting and a binding trim at right that has been replaced with period-correct paper.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/13/2017