Auction 100, Lot 110

"Plan de la Baye de Pensacola dans la Floride", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Florida

Period: 1757 (circa)

Publication: l'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
6.7 x 8.5 inches
17 x 21.6 cm

Crisp copperplate engraving of the bay with tiny Pensacola protected by Fort St. Charles. Soundings and a bit of topographical detail on the coast are all that is shown. Delicately engraved title cartouche and fluer-de-lys. Margins toned.

References:

Condition: A

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $1,000

Closed on 9/12/2002

Archived