Auction 100, Lot 273

"Carte de l'Ocean Occidental", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: North Atlantic

Period: 1746 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 12.5 inches
45.7 x 31.8 cm

Attractive chart of the Atlantic, north of the equator, delineated with rhumb lines and a large compass rose. A good portion of each of the continents is shown with major port cities named. Coast of North America is labeled with the colonies Floride, Caroline, Virginie, Pensilvanie and New Angleterre, Ne. Ecosse, and Acadie. The Prime Meridian is shown through I. De Fer. Decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: B

Light toning along folds and a couple of tiny spots.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/12/2002

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