Auction 167, Lot 215

"De Antillische Eilanden, waar Onder Zyn de Lucaysche en Caribesche", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 8.2 inches
30.5 x 20.8 cm

Attractive map covering the southern tip of Florida and all of the Caribbean islands. There is good detail, especially on Cuba and Hispaniola, which display numerous place names and mountains in profile. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter.

This map appeared in Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving, nae de Rechte Verdeeling der Landschappen, Plaetsen, Zeeën, Rivieren, &c. Geographisch, Politisch, Historisch, Chronologisch en Genealogisch, a Dutch edition of A. Phérotée de la Croix's Nouvelle Methode Pour Apprendre Facilement la Geographie Universelle, which first appeared in 1690. The Dutch edition was published by Francois Halma and included 98 maps and views.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression with minor marginal soiling and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/28/2018

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