Catalog Archive
Auction 167, Lot 217

"Pas Kaart vande Zuyd Kust van Cuba en van Geheel Yamaica en Andre Bygeleegen Plaatsen", Keulen/Vooght

Subject: Cuba & Jamaica

Period: 1684 (circa)


Color: Black & White

22.9 x 20.2 inches
58.2 x 51.3 cm

Fine sea chart covering the southern part of Cuba, all of Jamaica, the western tip of Hispaniola and a bit of the Honduras coastline. Insets of Oristan Bay and Yamaica Bay fill the upper right corner. The chart is finely engraved with rhumb lines, two compass roses, a sailing ship and a great title cartouche featuring a Native American, panthers and a large snake.

References: Cueto #33.

Condition: A

The impression is slightly uneven in the title cartouche, although the overall impression is still very good. The paper is very clean and bright with the exception of a few small damp stains confined to the edges of the sheet. The top margin is narrow, as issued.

Estimate: $650 - $800

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/28/2018