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Cuba Insula/Hispaniola Insula


The famous composite map of five West Indian islands from the first (Latin) edition of the Mercator/ Hondius Atlas, published in 1606. The two main maps of Cuba and Hispaniola, each with a title cartouche and mileage scale, are flanked by four smaller maps of Jamaica, Puerto Rico (I. S. Ioannis), and Margarita Island off the coast of Venezuela. The Cuba map includes an inset plan of Havana. A beautifully colored exemplar.
Item Number: RS2787
Cartographer: Mercator / Hondius
Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1628/1630
Size: 20" x 14 1/4"
Condition: wash color; cleaned and stablized; minor spotting and tiny repaired wormhole in the sea in the Puerto Rico inset
Price: $1,385.00