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Auction 176, Lot 320

"Carte de l'Isle de la Martinique Colonie Francoise de l'une des Isles Antilles de l'Amerique...", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.1 x 18 inches
58.7 x 45.7 cm
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A large chart of the island engraved to show mountains, rivers, settlements, churches, roads and forts. The three divisions of the island are delineated, designating areas for the Jesuits, Cappuchins and the Dominicans. The chart includes a key, three distance scales, rhumb lines and three compass roses. This edition was published by Covens & Mortier.


Condition: A

A dark impression with contemporary color on paper with a "C & I Honig" watermark and a hint of offsetting.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 2/12/2020