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Lot 412
By: Jacques Nicolas Bellin
Subject: Falkland Islands
Date: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Petit Atlas Maritime

Condition Code: B+

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Color: hand color

Size: 11.9 x 8.3 inches
         30.3 x 21.1 cm

    This chart of the Falkland islands depicts safe anchorages, navigational hazards, and several ports. There are notes on explorations of the islands, such as Bourg S. Louis etablissement Francois en Janvier 1764 and les Isles d'Anicam decouvertes par differens v.aux Francois en 1700. The map is decorated with a simple title cartouche, rhumb lines, and a fleur-de-lys.

Condition Description: A crisp impression with attractive color on watermarked paper. There area few light spots of foxing and a hint of offsetting.

Ref: Fordham (MCC-11) #6.

$180.00 - $220.00

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