Auction 102, Lot 271

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

Subject: Guadeloupe

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: l' Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 8.1 inches
30.5 x 20.6 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.

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Condition: A

Crisp impression and coloring on full sheet of hand laid paper. Very faint offsetting.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 3/5/2003

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