Auction 97, Lot 246

"Algemeene Kaart van de Westindische Eilanden", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Land Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 13.7 inches
45.7 x 34.8 cm

A fine, interesting chart of the Caribbean, also showing part of Florida, the Yucatan, and Central America. Even small islands are well represented and navigational hazards marked. Major sea routes are noted as well as the direction of the prevailing winds. Decorative title cartouche and two compass roses decorate the chart.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $800 - $900

Sold for: $750

Closed on 12/5/2001

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