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- Published: Leiden
- Published date: 1706
- Technique: Copper engraving / Uncolored
- Issue date: 1706-08
- Type: map
- Category: Hispaniola
- Size: 152 by 225mm (6 by 8¾ inches).
- Stock number: 29565
- Condition: A strong impression, on the full sheet as published. The map was originally folded in this series, so that old folds are more or less visible.
Article descriptionOriginal copper-engraving, uncoloured as published. A beautiful fine engraved map of Hispaniola (Haiti or the Dominican Republic) with the neighboring eastern tip of Cuba and the also neighboring Porto Rico. Further with details of other small islands, sandbanks, rivers, mountains and place names . In the upper right corner with an allegoric title cartouche. A mileage scale in the lower right corner. The famous Dutch publisher and mapmaker Pieter Van der Aa (1659 Leiden - 1733 Leiden) published during the period 1682-1733, an enormous quantity of printed matter' (Koeman). This map was actually published in the first edition of his travelbooks 'Naauwkeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en landreysen na Oost en West-Indien', in Leiden 1706-08.
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