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Les Isles Antilles &c

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A classic map of the Caribbean by the leading French cartographer of the 17th century. This beautifully designed and engraved map encompasses southern Florida, western Central America and northern South America, with excellent detail of the Bahamas and the Greater and Lesser Antilles. Particularly noteworthy is the unusual drapery cartouche.
Item Number: RS2393
Cartographer: Sanson / Mariette
Place & Date: Paris / 1656
Size: 21 1/2" x 15 1/2"
Condition: outline color; light overall age toning, heavier in the margins; minor spotting; a small hole near the upper part of the centerfold just below the border.
Price: SOLD