Auction 169, Lot 348

"Cuba Insul [on sheet with] Hispaniola [and] Havana Portus [and] I. Iamaica [and] I. S. Ioannis [and] I. Margareta", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Greater Antilles

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.1 x 5.6 inches
18 x 14.2 cm

This charming small sheet includes maps of several Caribbean islands. The map of Cuba is positioned above Hispaniola with smaller insets of Havana, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Margarita Island. Adorned with a ribbon banner cartouche and several strapwork cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #9610:351.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with minor toning and a small damp stain along the right edge of the sheet.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/12/2018