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Auction 179, Lot 418

"Land-Kaart van het Eiland en de Volkplanting van Cayenne aan de Kust van Zuid-Amerika", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: French Guiana

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Hedendaagche Historie...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.4 x 14.2 inches
41.7 x 36.1 cm
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An attractive and detailed map of the vicinity of Cayenne in French Guiana. The large inset at upper right is a terrific example of a fortified castle. The map locates towns, villages, churches, sugar works, and scores of plantations. Embellished with a rococo-style cartouche and a pair of compass roses.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.TIR-2a.

Condition: A

A clean and bright example on paper with a Vryheyt and "I H & Zonen" watermarks and a short, archivally repaired centerfold separation in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/16/2020

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