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Mappa Geographicae, complectens Indiae Occidentalis/ Carte des Isles de l'Amerique.


An extraordinary composite map consisting of, in the center, d'Anville's superb West Indies map from Charlevoix's Histoire de Saint Domingue, surrounded by inset maps of San-Domingo, Vera Cruz, the Isthmus of Panama, and St. Augustine, and a magnificent bird's-eye view of Mexico City. At the top of the sheet, between the Panama and St. Augustine insets is a sumptuous cartouche depicting palm fronds, tobacco bales, cornucopias, and an Indian king and queen.
Item Number: RS2369
Cartographer: Homann Heirs/J.B.B. d'Anville
Place & Date: Nurnberg / 1740
Size: 19" x 22 5/8"
Condition: Main West Indies map in outline color; wash color in inset maps; light overall age toning and minor browning and spotting mostly in the margins
Price: $1,150.00