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Auction 101, Lot 226

"Carte de l'Isle de la Guadeloupe", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Guadeloupe

Period: 1758 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12 x 8.3 inches
30.5 x 21.1 cm
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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.


Condition: A

Crisp impression and coloring on full sheet of hand laid paper with watermark. Light offsetting, still very good.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/4/2002