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Gerhard Mercator - Jodocus Hondius:  Cuba Insula [with] Hispaniola Insula [with] Insula Jamaica [with] Ins. S. Ioannis [with] I.S. Margareta Cum Confiniis

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Title: Cuba Insula [with] Hispaniola Insula [with] Insula Jamaica [with] Ins. S. Ioannis [with] I.S. Margareta Cum Confiniis

Map Maker: Gerhard Mercator -  Jodocus Hondius

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1625 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 6.5 x 5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $345.00

Inventory ID: 47536


Description:

Nice example of the Mercator-Hondius maps of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and Jamaica, with inset of Havana.

A highly decorative map of the islands, embellished with sea monsters and sailing ships. Nice detail showing the Spanish domination in the islands, as well as the topography, climate, and indigenous flora and fauna. 


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