Cuba (et) Hispaniola; Jamaica...
Amsterdam, Jodocus Hondius 1609
(Koeman Me 19)
Verso: French text
Condition: a bit crumpy in the lower, central; fold. No loss.
This attractive, early map of some of the main islands of the Caribbean is also looked for because it includes the first printed image of the harbor and city of Havana, portus celiberimus totius indiae occidentalis, the most famous port of the Caribbean.
1720 - original colour
Fine print on strong paper, nicely coloured and in excellent condition.
Vue du Port de la Havane
1830 - litho with original handcolouring
Particularly beautiful view of the port of Havana, with the city far away and a rural scene in the foreground.