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Nieuwe en Naeukeurige Afteekening vant Canaal van Bahama vertoonende t geheele Eyland Cuba de Noordkust van Espaniola als meede de Zuydkust van Florida


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A later edition of Van Keulen's magnificent and very rare chart of southern Florida, Cuba and the Bahamas. The level of detail is extraordinary throughout, with an especially excellent rendering of the Florida Keys. A prominent note at the top of the chart refers to the discovery of the Bahamas by Columbus; next to this are inset charts of Hondo and Matanzas Bays in Cuba and a plan of Havana. This superb chart has rightly been called a landmark in the mapping of Florida, Cuba and the Bahamas.
Item Number: RS2602
Cartographer: van Keulen
Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1730/1780
Size: 40" x 23 1/2"
Condition: b&w; overall age toning; light waterstaining at top, three small brownish spots and a repaired wormhole; old folds and creases.
Price: SOLD