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Auction 101, Lot 232

"Carte Reduite de l'Isle de Saint Christophe", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Lesser Antilles, St. Kitts

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: Hydrographie Francoise

Color: Black & White

34.5 x 23 inches
87.6 x 58.4 cm

Superb large-scale sea chart of St. Kitts vividly detailing the dramatic topography. A large elaborate cartouche surrounds an inset of the island of Nevis, which is balanced with an equally elaborate title cartouche. Depot de la Marine issue with Prix un franc et demi.

References: Tooley (MCC-81) St. Kitts #32, plt. 5.

Condition: A

Estimate: $800 - $900


Closed on 12/4/2002