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

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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: SOLD