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Auction 171, Lot 346

"Pas-kaart van de Golff de Guanaios met 't Canaal Tusschen Yucatan en I. Cuba", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Mexico & Cuba

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Zee-Fakkel

Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 20.1 inches
57.9 x 51.1 cm
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This superb sea chart covers the Yucatan Peninsula, the eastern coast of Honduras, and the western part of Cuba. The map is filled with impressive detail of the shoals and anchorages and is embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses, and a sailing ship. North is oriented to the bottom of the sheet. Putti flank the title cartouche.


Condition: B+

Nice impression and color with light soiling and some creasing and cockling of the paper at top. There is one tiny hole that has been archivally infilled.

Estimate: $700 - $850


Closed on 2/6/2019