Auction 171, Lot 352

"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: 1613 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.2 x 5.6 inches
18.3 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. French text on verso.

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

Condition: A

A nice impression with minor toning and a few small damp stains along the edges of the sheet. The alternate title at top was printed overlapping the top border.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/6/2019