"Isola Cuba Descritta Dal P. Mro. Coronelli Lettore Publica…", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria
Period: 1691 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
11.5 x 8.6 inches
29.2 x 21.8 cm
This scarce, attractive map centers on Cuba, and also shows the lower Bahamas and the Cayman Islands. Most detail is confined to the coastlines. The map is decorative with a quaint title cartouche featuring a shepherd with his sheep and a vineyard cherub.
References: Cueto #35.
A dark impression with some printer's ink residue, very wide margins, and a previous owner's stamp along the neatline at bottom left.