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Haiti / St.Domingo
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Collective suicide under Spanish rule.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Collective suicide under Spanish rule.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 165x195mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual, right margin slightly cropped, stains and soling to margins small holes to text etc.
Size of sheet : 345 x 217 mm. German text.
The natives of Hispaniola, who saw no end to the fearful oppression of Spanish rule, preferred death. So many, devoid of all hope, went into the woods to kill their children and hang themselves.
After taking certain natural poisons, the women followed their husbands to death by means of the no...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAUGONDY, R., Isles de Saint Domingue ou Hispaniola, et de la Martinique. , antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. - Isles de Saint Domingue ou Hispaniola, et de la Martinique.
Paris, 1750, Original colours enhanced in border & cartouche.. 485x520mm. In fine condition, folding as issued.
This is a fine map of Hispaniola or Santo Domingo (modern day Haiti and the Dominican Republic) by Robert de Vaugondy. It includes the tip of Cuba and the Inagua Islands (southern Bahamas). There is also an insert of the beautiful island of Martinique. Published by Boudet in Paris.
The map feat...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 375)

Starting bid
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3