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Cataracte de Niagara / Ville de St. Domingue

An unusual pairing of views on a single sheet from the atlas of Prevost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, Histoire Generale des Voyages. On the left is a dramatic panoramic view of Niagara falls; on the right, a charming 17th-century style view of Santo Domingo, capital of the Spanish side of Hispaniola and the oldest European city in the New World.
Item Number: RS2086
Cartographer: Bellin / Chedel
Place & Date: Paris / 1754/1760
Size: 5 3/8" x 4 3/4"
Condition: b&w; light overall age toning; margins extended with contemporary paper to fit the size of the atlas volume
Price: $120.00