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Auction 180, Lot 345

"Isles Caribes", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico

Period: 1685 (circa)

Publication: Beschreibung des Gantzen Welt-Kreisses…

Color: Hand Color

4.1 x 5.8 inches
10.4 x 14.7 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. Alternate German title, die Inseln Caribes, appears above neatline at top.

References: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I B.

Condition: A

A dark impression on watermarked paper with a small paper flaw at bottom right.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $85

Closed on 11/18/2020