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Auction 180, Lot 364


"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

16.4 x 14.1 inches
41.7 x 35.8 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: B

Folding as issued with a damp stain at bottom and a few tiny tears along the edges of the sheet. Hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $33

Closed on 11/18/2020