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Auction 190, Lot 284

"Isles de Saint Domingue ou Hispaniola, et de la Martinique", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Hispaniola & Martinique

Period: 1784 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

20.3 x 19 inches
51.6 x 48.3 cm
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Superb large map of Hispaniola with a sizable inset of Martinique. The nicely detailed map covers the area to include the tip of Cuba, Turks & Caicos, and part of the Bahamas. The map is decorated by a grand decorative title cartouche and scale of miles.

References: Pedley #480.

Condition: B+

Contemporary outline color in the map with later color in the cartouches on a sheet with a medallion watermark. There is light soiling, a couple of small worm tracks along the centerfold that have been professionally repaired, a small chip in the top margin, and a short centerfold separation in the bottom margin.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/16/2022