Auction 102, Lot 125

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

Subject: Colonial Louisiana

Period: 1757 (dated)

Publication: l' Hisotoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
12 x 9 inches
30.5 x 22.9 cm

Finely engraved and detailed map of French Louisiana extending from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and from Nouveau Mexique to Florida (not showing the tip of Florida). Many Indian names, missions, forts and early settlements. Decorative title cartouche. Fine, crisp impression.

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Condition: A+

Excellent and crisp on fine hand-laid paper. One small spot of foxing in generous margins

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/5/2003

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