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Caribbean Islands. Heinrich Scherer (1628-1704) Archipelagus Americanus

Auction:
2658B
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$600$500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2658B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Caribbean Islands. Heinrich Scherer (1628-1704) Archipelagus Americanus. [from] Atlas Novus. Munich, c. 1700.
Small folio double-page engraved map, two sheets joined at the center, slight toning along the join, 15 1/4 x 10 5/8 in., the sheet.
This map covers the southernmost tip of Florida, the Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, the Lesser Antilles, and northern parts of Panama, Colombia, and Venezuela, including the mouth of the Orinoco River. A finely drawn illustration of sea trade between Europe and the islands appears in the upper right hand corner.
Estimate $300-500


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Caribbean Islands, Caribbean, Heinrich Scherer, Munich, Bahamas, Colombia, Cuba, Jamaica, Panama, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Hispaniola, Orinoco River

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