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Auction 189, Lot 307


"Guadaloupe, One of the Caribee Islands in the West Indies from the Latest Discovery", Anon.

Subject: Guadeloupe

Period: 1759 (published)

Publication: Universal Magazine

Color: Hand Color

8.9 x 7.4 inches
22.6 x 18.8 cm
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This small, handsome map shows Grande-Terre, Basse-Terre, and several smaller islands. Plenty of place names line the coasts, and there is nice topographical detail inland. An erupting volcano and salt pans are located. The map is decorated with a compass rose and an ornate title cartouche. Published in the March 1759 issue of Universal Magazine.

References: Jolly #UNIV-76; Sellers & Van Ee #2008

Condition: A

Issued folding and now flat.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $12

Closed on 9/14/2022