Auction 178, Lot 225

"[Lot of 2] Isles Lucayes [and] Isles Caribes", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

4.1 x 5.8 inches
10.4 x 14.7 cm

This charming pair of miniature maps depict the majority of the Caribbean, extending from Florida and the Bahamas to the northern coast of South America. The Caribbean is filled with sea battles and the titles are contained in banners stretching across the sky. French text on verso.

References: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I A [638] & [648].

Condition: A

Dark impressions with light toning and soiling along the edges of the sheets.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/10/2020