Auction 165, Lot 383

"Landkaart van de Volkplantingen Suriname en Berbice", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Suriname

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

15.6 x 13.1 inches
39.6 x 33.3 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.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now flattened, with light soiling and minor archival repairs to a few short separations along the folds. The right margin has been extended to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 11/15/2017