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Auction 101, Lot 102

"Carte de la Louisiane et Pays Voisins…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colonial Central United States

Period: 1757 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 8.3 inches
30 x 21.1 cm
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Finely engraved and detailed map of the French colony of Louisiana extending from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and Nouveau Mexique and locating Santa Fe. Many Indian place names, forts and early European settlements are shown. Decorative title cartouche.


Condition: B

Very faint unobtrusive foxing.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $425

Closed on 12/4/2002