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Auction 102, Lot 270

"Carte de l'Isle de la Grenade Dressee au Depost des Cartes et Plans de la Marine…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Grenada

Period: 1760 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.2 x 35 inches
56.4 x 88.9 cm

Large-scale sea chart of the mountainous island with great detail of the roads, villages, and ports. Above the decorative title cartouche is a coastal profile and rhumb lines radiating across the chart. Issued by the Depot de la Marine with its seal at bottom left and Prix Un Fanc et demi.

References: MCC 62, #8 plt. 1.

Condition: A

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 3/5/2003