Auction 101, Lot 104

"Carte de la Baye de Chesapeack", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colonial Chesapeake Bay

Period: 1757 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.3 x 7.5 inches
28.7 x 19.1 cm

Shows the vicinity of the Chesapeake Bay, including much of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Extends west to beyond Fort Cumberland and locates Annapolis, Frederisbourg, Williamsbourg, Norfolk, and Philadelphia. Fancy rococo-style title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Nice dark impression on full sheet of hand laid paper. A couple small spots, still very good.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $850

Closed on 12/4/2002

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