"Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de Cuba", Buchon, Jean Alexandre
Period: 1825 (published)
Publication: Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique ... des Deux Ameriques
Color: Hand Color
19.4 x 15.1 inches
49.3 x 38.4 cm
This large and detailed map of Cuba shows settlements, roads and topography. On three sides, French text describes the religious, commercial, historical and other aspects of life on Cuba. The map is on a full sheet measuring 25.0 x 18.0". The map was originally engraved by Young & Delleker in 1822, for Carey and Lea's American Atlas. This is the French version issued in Atlas Geographique.
There are a few minor spots and two small holes near the centerfold in the blank margins.