Auction 165, Lot 384

"Land-Kaart van het Eiland en de Volkplanting van Cayenne aan de Kust van Zuid-Amerika", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: French Guiana

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.6 x 14.2 inches
42.2 x 36.1 cm

An attractive and detailed map of the vicinity of Cayenne in French Guiana. The large inset at upper right is a terrific example of a fortified castle. The map locates towns, villages, churches, sugar works, and scores of plantations. Embellished with a rococo-style cartouche and a pair of compass roses.

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

Condition: A+

A clean and bright example, issued folding, now flattened, with a binding trim at right that has been replaced with period-correct paper.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/15/2017

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