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  • Title/Content of Map: 1730 Ottens Map of the Caribbean / West Indies -- Insula Americana nempe Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Pto Rico, Lucania,Antillae vulgo Caribe barlo et Soto vento etc.
  • Date Printed: 1730 c. Amsterdam
  • Cartographer: R. & S. Ottens
  • Size: 24.8 x 20.5 in.

    This highly attractive and scarce map covers the West Indies / Caribbean region including Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, etc. and also the future US’s southern states including Florida and Texas as well as much of Mexico and Central America. The map shows the routes of the Spanish silver fleets that departed from Cartagena de Indias and Veracruz and meet at Havana to set sail to Seville with all the silver and goods from West Indies and Philippines. The map comes from the atlases published by the Ottens brothers between 1720-50.

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  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $12.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Location: This item ships from Ohio

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  • Condition

    Very Good. Slight foxing, some finger soling and age toning mostly in the margins. A few very small holes and split in the issued centerfold.

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    Ottens: Antique Map of the Caribbean / West Indies 1730

    Estimate $1,200 - $1,300
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    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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