"Carte de l'Isle de la Guadeloupe", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1758 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
12 x 8.3 inches
30.5 x 21.1 cm
A very handsome sheet with rhumb lines, fleur-de-lys, two decorative rococo-style cartouches and good detail throughout. Includes the islands of Mari-Galante, Terre d'Enhaut and Terre d'Enbas.
Crisp impression and coloring on full sheet of hand laid paper with watermark. Light offsetting, still very good.