"Isles Caribes", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico
Period: 1683 (circa)
Publication: Description de l'Univers
Color: Hand Color
4.1 x 5.9 inches
10.4 x 15 cm
This charming miniature map extends from Puerto Rico to the northern coast of South America. The Caribbean is filled with ships and sea battles, and the title apppears in a banner stretching across the sky. French text on verso.
References: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I A .
There are a couple smudges of printer's ink and some light toning and soiling in the blank margins.