Auction 89, Lot 137

"L'Isle de Cuba",

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1780 (published)

Publication: Atlas de toutes les parties du globe terrestre

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.5 x 8.25 inches
31.8 x 21 cm

Copperplate engraving of the island. Geographically accurate with some overall scale distortion, which is most notable in present day Bay de Buena Vista, Golfo de Batabano, and Golfo de Guacanayabo. Interior and coastal mapping shows towns, missions, hospitals, and plantations. A very nice impression on quality paper.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/8/1999

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