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Cvba Insvla, Hispaniola Insula - Antique map

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Antilles."Cuba Insula", "Hispaniola Insula". Orig. copper-engraving after G. Mercator's maps of the region. Published in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius, 1648-51. With 5 decorative cartouches. Two main maps (the map of Cuba with small inset map of...

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Mercator, Gerard

Janssonius, Johannes

Amsterdam

1648

Antilles."Cuba Insula", "Hispaniola Insula". Orig. copper-engraving after G. Mercator's maps of the region. Published in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius, 1648-51. With 5 decorative cartouches. Two main maps (the map of Cuba with small inset map of Havana - "Hauana portus") with 3 inset maps to the left: "Ins. Iamaica", "Ins. S Ioannis" and "I. S. Margareta". 6 maps printed from one desk with German heading-title: "Von Cuba, &c". 14,5:18,5 cm (5 3/4 x 7 1/4 inch.).

Koeman III, map 9610:352A, ed. 352:32/33 (1648/51 German): "In later editions the plate was damaged: ... (2) the lower right corner is broken off, further cracks on the right side ... (3) the upper riht corners are also broken off ...". - Miniature maps of Cuba with Havana, Haiti, Iamaica and 2 other islands in Antilles.


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