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Plan de la Baye et de la Ville de St. Louis dans la partie du sud de l'Isle de St. Domingue.


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A scarce and beautifully colored plan of the harbor town of St. Louis on the south coast of Haiti, with the topography of the surrounding countryside rendered in great detail. From the rare first edition of Recueil de vues des lieux principaux de la colonie francaise de Saint-Domingue, the atlas published as a companion to the six-volume Loix et constitutions des colonies françoises de l'Amérique sous le Vent by Moreau de Saint-Méry, a key chronicler of life on the French colony of Saint Domingue, today's Haiti, on the eve of the Haitian Revolution.
Item Number: RS2434
Cartographer: Moreau de Saint-Mery / Phelipeau
Place & Date: Paris / 1786 / 1791
Size: 15" x 9 1/2"
Condition: original color; light overall age toning
Price: SOLD