Auction 93, Lot 162

"Guayanne, Terre Ferme, Isles Antilles et Nouvelle Espagne", Desnos, Louis Charles

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1766 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12 x 10.5 inches
30.5 x 26.7 cm

Finely engraved map covering the U.S. and Mexican coastlines, Central America, Northern South America and all of the islands of the West Indies. There is no topographical detail shown in North America, as the map concentrates on Central America, the Caribbean and South America. Decorative title cartouche with an elaborately engraved border.


Condition: A

Close margin at top, as issued.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $400

Closed on 12/6/2000