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By: Jacques Nicolas Bellin
Date: 1758 (circa)
Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages
Condition Code: A
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Color: hand color
Size: 11.4 x 7.6 inches
29.0 x 19.3 cm
This copper-engraved map of Hispaniola names several capes, ports, and bays running along the coast of the island, as well as identifying numerous towns and rivers inland. A compass rose capped with a fleur-de-lis radiates rhumb lines and a title cartouche draped in garlands adorns the upper left corner.
Condition Description: A nice impression, issued folding with wide margins and faint offsetting. There are four small damp stains along top edge of sheet resulting in short tears, far from image.