Dec 07, 2023 - Sale 2655

Sale 2655 - Lot 34

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(CARIBBEAN.) Johannes Covens; and Cornelius Mortier. Teatre de la Guerre en Amerique Telle Qu'elle est a Present Possedee par les Espagnols, Anglois, Francois, et Hollandois, &c. Nouvellement Mis au Jour. Large engraved map of Florida, the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, Central America, and the upper part of South America on two unjoined double-page sheets. 24x21 1/4 inches each, wide margins; strong original hand-color in full; excellent condition. Amsterdam, circa 1725

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Attractive two-part map of the West Indies highlighted by a large vignette illustrating a centuries-long focus of the Spanish, English, French, and Dutch in the Americas: a vivid scene depicting massive amounts of gold and silver mined from the mountains and exported by Europeans.