Catalog Archive
Auction 188, Lot 272

"Partie de la Mer du Nord, ou se Trouvent les Grandes et Petites Isles Antilles, et les Isles Lucayes", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

23.6 x 19.1 inches
59.9 x 48.5 cm
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A large detailed map of the Caribbean extending from southern Florida and the Bahamas to the Lesser Antilles and the northern coast of South America. The large decorative title cartouche features a ship, fishing nets, shells and three wind-heads. Engraved by Guillaume Delahaye. This is the second state with the cardinal points added in the border.

References: Pedley #476.

Condition: B+

Contemporary outline color on watermarked paper with light scattered foxing and minor offsetting.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/22/2022