Auction 165, Lot 345


"Carte des Antilles du Golfe du Mexique et d'une Partie des Etats Voisins", Lapie/Tardieu

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1851 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel de Geographie

Color: Hand Color

21.8 x 15.8 inches
55.4 x 40.1 cm

This crisply engraved map of the Caribbean and the Gulf Coast shows excellent detail of Florida, the Caribbean, Yucatan Peninsula and Central America. Inland detail is focused primarily on topography and river systems, while the coasts are filled with place names. The map is surrounded by a keyboard-style border.


Condition: B+

A sharp impression with faint offsetting, a few tiny spots of foxing, and minor toning.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $48

Closed on 11/15/2017