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Lot 0072
  • Map: Le Debarquement des Francois, pour l'etablissement de la nouvelle colonie, dans le port de la nouvelle Cayenne ou la France Equinoxialle
  • Cartographer: Basset
  • Place & Date: Paris / 1760s
  • Size: 16 1/4" x 11 1/2"
  • Condition: original color; overall age toning, some tears and fraying along margins repaired

    A fascinating and beautifully designed "vue d'optique," or magic lantern print, showing a group of elegant French men and women disembarking in the New World to found the colony of Cayenne, or "Equinoxial France." Along the bottom of the image is a number key indicating the location of a Spanish fort, the caves of "savages," fishermen's huts and other local landmarks.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $17.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • Canada/Mexico: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere within Canada or Mexico
  • International: Flat-rate of $45.00 to anywhere in the world
  • Location: This item ships from New York

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  • Condition

    original color; overall age toning, some tears and fraying along margins repaired?

    Buyer's Premium

    • 10%

    Basset: Antique View of Cayenne, French Guiana, 1760

    Estimate $80 - $90Dec 20, 2017
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert