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Auction 188, Lot 339

"Insulae Canariae Alias Fortunatae Dictae", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Canary Islands

Period: 1692 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.1 x 10 inches
33.3 x 25.4 cm
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This attractive map depicts the Canary Islands, plus Madeira and Porto Santo. It is embellished with a compass rose, rhumb lines, sailing ships and a decorative cartouche featuring a large family of merfolk.


Condition: B+

A dark impression, issued folding, with archival repairs to a fold separation at top and to a number of tiny worm holes at bottom.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/22/2022