Catalog Archive
Auction 174, Lot 300

"Les Grandes et Petites Isles Antilles, et les Isles Lucayes avec une Partie de la Mer du Nord", Robert de Vaugondy/Santini

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1779 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 18.4 inches
57.9 x 46.7 cm
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Fine Italian edition of Robert de Vaugondy's large, detailed map of the Caribbean extending from southern Florida and the Bahamas to the Lesser Antilles and the northern coast of South America. The large decorative title cartouche features a ship, fishing nets, shells and three wind-heads.

References: cf. Pedley #476.

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with wide margins, light toning, a few minor spots, and an archivally repaired tear that enters map border at bottom.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/11/2019