Auction 170, Lot 418

"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: Hedendaagche Historie...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.3 x 14.1 inches
41.4 x 35.8 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

Issued folding, now flattened, on paper with a "B Brun" watermark and very minor soiling.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Unsold

Closed on 11/14/2018

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