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Auction 191, Lot 376

"Isles Caribes", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

4.1 x 5.8 inches
10.4 x 14.7 cm
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This charming miniature map extends from Puerto Rico to the northern coast of South America. The Caribbean is filled with ships and sea battles, and the title appears in a banner stretching across the sky. French text on verso.

References: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I A [648].

Condition: A

A dark impression on a sheet with a bunch of grapes watermark and marginal foxing and toning.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/8/2023