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Description

Rare map of Ancient and Modern Havana, lithographed in Havana.

The map locates the proprietors of all of the lots inside Havana and outside the city walls.

The map appeared in Jose Maria de la Torre's Lo Que Fuimos y lo Que Somos o la Habana Antigua y Moderna, a most unusual guide full of important historical data such as the origin of the street names of Havana, neighborhoods, customs of the residents, commerce, blacks in Cuba, buildings and the built environment of the city, details about the port of Havana, noted native sons, and the like.  Palau 335446.

Includes the imprint of "lit de Marin Ce. Mercaderes no. 7 (F.M. de Villiers lit).

Condition Description
Soiled with some old repairs and some minor loss.