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Auction 179, Lot 388

"Carte de l'Isle d'Hayti, Aujour d'hui l'Espagnole, ou l'Isle de St. Domingue, avec les Isles Voisines...", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1754 (circa)

Publication: Allgemeine Historie der Reisen von Prevost d'Exiles

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.1 x 8.6 inches
33.3 x 21.8 cm
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This decorative map of Hispaniola divided into five ancient cacicazgos, or Taino chiefdoms. The map extends to show Puerto Rico and the eastern portions of Cuba and Jamaica. The title is surrounded by a finely engraved cartouche.

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Condition: A+

A crisp impression on a bright sheet with a fleur de lis watermark, issued folding.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/16/2020

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