Caribbean Basin N Sanson 1680

Catalog Number 53594
 
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Date

1680

Maker

Nicolas Sanson

Short Title

Les Isles Antilles

Full Title

Les Isles Antilles entre lesquelles sont Les Lucayes et Les Caribes

Source

This map may have been part of the purchase of French maps by Blathwayt in 1678. The Blathwayt Atlas is a collection of 48 maps assembled between 1680 and 1685 as a reference atlas for the Office of Trade and Plantations, compiled by William Blathwayt, Secretary to the Lords of Trade and Plantations

Size

20.5 x 31 cm. approximately (8 X 12 in.)

Description

Hand colored map with much detail in Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico and Jamaica, along with some detail in the southern tip of Florida, predating its treatment as an Archipelago. Names the Cayman Islands (Caimen Grande and Caimanes). The Bahamas, Windward and Leeward Islands also detailed.

References

JCB Archive of Early American Images Record Number 8189-26; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers (Revised Edition) Vol. (Q - Z) pg 104; Uricoechea Mapotega Colombiana, Antillas No 6

Price:
$700.00
SKU:
53594
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