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Nordamerika & Karibik

Nr. 386: (top) Cuba Insula - (bottom) Hispaniola Insula

First issue of J. Hondius’ map in bright original colour
Beschreibung:

(top & bottom) „Cuba Insula – Hispaniola Insula” & (left hand margin) “Insula Iamaica – Ins. S. Ioannis – Is. Margareta cum Confiniis“. 2 main maps and 3 maps in smaller size on one sheet. The map of Cuba with an inset of Havanna harbour. Engraving from one plate in original colour from the first Jodocus Hondius edition of Mercator’s Folio-Atlas, Amsterdam 1606. 35, 5 x 49, 5 cm.

Koeman-van der Krogt map 9610: 1A. Verso Latin text and page-Nos. 349/50. One of the new maps added to the atlas and engraved by Jodocus Hondius. – Exceptionally beautiful bright original colour! Ample margins. Only few stains and other lesser imperfections, mainly in margins. - This early map in outstanding original colour and excellent condition.

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