"Landkaart van de Volkplantingen Suriname en Berbice", Tirion, Isaac
Period: 1769 (circa)
Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand-Atlas
Color: Hand Color
15.9 x 13.3 inches
40.4 x 33.8 cm
Handsome and very detailed map of the Dutch colonies of Suriname and Berbice. The plans show the rich plantations, roads and villages. Inset at top is a large plan of Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname. The chart is oriented with north at bottom by two compass roses.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.TIR-2a.
A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet. Issued folding, now flattened, with a hint of offsetting and a binding trim at right that has been replaced with period-correct paper.