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Auction 195, Lot 380

"Carte des Antilles Francoises et des Isles Voisines Dressee sur des Memoires Manuscrits", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

12.9 x 18.9 inches
32.8 x 48 cm
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This is Chatelain's version of Delisle's map of the Lesser Antilles that includes the interesting cartographic error of an upside-down Grenada. It extends from Guadeloupe to Grenada and includes Barbados. Numerous place names are shown, as are the locations of forts, churches, rivers, towns and villages. French text describes the European discovery and history of the islands.


Condition: A

A crisp impression with faint offsetting and minor creasing in the corners at right.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 11/15/2023