Catalog Archive
Auction 191, Lot 390

"Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de Porto-Rico", Buchon, Jean Alexandre

Subject: Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands

Period: 1825 (published)

Publication: Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique ... des Deux Ameriques

Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 10.1 inches
42.7 x 25.7 cm
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The map is on a full folio sheet (27.3 x 21.2") with French text giving a brief description of the islands, chief towns, population, government, and history. It shows good detail along the coastline with little inland information. The map extends to include the Virgin Islands and is colored to show the possessions of the English, Spanish and Danish. Engraved by B. de Beaupre.


Condition: B+

Issued on a sturdy sheet with scattered foxing and a minor stain.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/8/2023