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Auction 179, Lot 395

"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
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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 [649].

Condition: A

There are a couple smudges of printer's ink and some light toning and soiling in the blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/16/2020