Catalog Archive
Auction 191, Lot 381

"Pas Kaart vande Zuyd Kust van Cuba en van Geheel Yamaica en Andre Bygeleegen Plaatsen", Keulen/Vooght

Subject: Southern Cuba & Jamaica

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.9 x 20.3 inches
58.2 x 51.6 cm
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Fine sea chart covering the southern part of Cuba, all of Jamaica, the western tip of Hispaniola and a bit of the Honduras coastline. Insets of Oristan Bay and Yamaica Bay fill the upper right corner. The chart is finely engraved with rhumb lines, two compass roses, a sailing ship and a great title cartouche featuring a Native American, panthers and a large snake.

References: Cueto #33.

Condition: A

A nice impression on a sheet with a hint of toning, a few small worm tracks in the image, and a small dampstain in the bottom margin.

Estimate: $750 - $900


Closed on 2/8/2023