Auction 168, Lot 358

"Pas-kaart van de Zuyd-Kust van Espanjola met de Zee Kust van Nuevo Reyne de Granada", Keulen/Vooght

Subject: Hispaniola, Northern South America

Period: 1681 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.9 x 19.9 inches
58.2 x 50.5 cm

This sea chart depicts the southern portion of Hispaniola, showing detailed navigational information along the coastline near Santo Domingo. At bottom is the coastline of Venezuela and the islands of Aruba and Curacao. An inset at bottom right zooms in on Hispaniola's Tiburon Peninsula. The map is decorated by a sailing ship, two compass roses, radiating rhumb lines, and a title cartouche featuring allegorical figures and a bird. Printed on two joined sheets, as issued.

References:

Condition: A

A superb impression with old color on thick, sturdy paper with oversized margins. There is a hint of toning along the centerfold and light, marginal soiling.

Estimate: $375 - $475

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/6/2018

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