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Lot 225
By: Jacques Nicolas Bellin
Subject: Boston, Massachusetts
Date: 1757 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Condition Code: A

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Color: uncolored

Size: 10.7 x 6.5 inches
         27.2 x 16.6 cm

    Attractive early plan of Boston and the harbor including Charles Town and Isle Ronde. It shows the street plan of the town and wharves, and locates gun batteries, powder magazines, Presbyterian churches, prison, town hall, windmill, and beacon. It indicates an offshore anchorage and the entrance channel and also depicts shoreline topography with the roads running down to the harbor. Large key at left lists sixteen important sites. Engraved at bottom neatline is Tome XIV, No 10. This is very similar to the 1764 Bellin issue from the Petit Atlas Maritime, Tome I, No. 31, but is slightly larger and the title and index are placed on the left.

Condition Description: Issued folding on watermarked paper with wide margins and minor offsetting.

Ref: cf. Tooley (Amer), p.208, #105.

$240.00 - $300.00

Sold for: $180.00

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