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Auction 195, Lot 389

"Het Westindisch Eiland Martenique Volgens de Nieuwste Waarneemingen in Kaart Gebragt", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

14.4 x 12.1 inches
36.6 x 30.7 cm
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Fine, decorative map of the island filled with good detail of roads, topography, soundings, villages, windmills, and plantations. The title cartouche incorporates the distance scales and is garnished with sugar cane. A small compass rose completes the composition.


Condition: A

A crisp impression with full contemporary color on a sheet with the watermarks of a Strasbourg Lily and "I. Villedary." There is light printer's ink residue, marginal soiling, and a small puncture in blank margin at bottom left.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/15/2023