Lot 38A: Carribbean Map, 1579

Early Carribbean Map. OCullanae, Americae Regionis, Descriptio..Hispaniolae, Cubae, Allarumqe Insualrum Circumiacientium Delineatio, From Ortelius, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1570): Early Dutch Map of Caribbean/Mexico, 1579 edition. Hand colored, with manuscript notations to the margins, old repairs. In double sided glass frame. Attractive hand colored copper engraved map from the seminal atlas of the 16th century, depicting the Caribbean, South Florida and west coast of Mexico with remarkable detail and accuracy for its time. Margins trimmed, sheet size 20" x 14.75", framed.

Price Realized: $350

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