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Insulae Antillae Franciae Superiores cum vicinis insulis ex commentarus manuscriptis et variis navigantium observationibus descriptae a Petitio Geometra Regio

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A dramatic German early 18th-century map of Martinique and Guadeloupe, including the neighboring islands of Marie Galante, Desirade and Dominica, "based on written commentaries and the observations of various navigators." A beautifully engraved and colored exemplar of an important French Antilles map.
Item Number: rs1671
Cartographer: Weigel
Place & Date: Nurnberg / 1718
Size: 14" x 12 3/4"
Condition: a strong, dark impression with beautifully applied old color; some wrinkling; some browning and smudges mostly confined to the margins; upper right corner of margin restored.
Price: SOLD