Caroline Islands Pacific Ocean chain 1761 decorative map lovely hand color
Caroline Islands Pacific Ocean chain 1761 decorative map lovely hand color Caroline Islands Pacific Ocean chain 1761 decorative map lovely hand color
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Nouvelle Carte des Isles Carolines.

(Islands of the World, Caroline Islands, Pacific).

Issued 1761, Paris.

Visually pleasing mid-18th century engraved map, with lovely hand color. ONe of relatively few maps of this era to focus on this island chain. Nice large strap work cartouche and rhumb lines impart a pleasing visual appeal.

Nice looking example,some light title offsetting,  pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.

Original fold lines as issued.

Sheet Measures c. 9 7/8"H x 16 1/4"W.

Engraved Area Measures c. 7 3/4"H x 15 3/8"W.

[R20087].