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Auction 102, Lot 421

"Carte Hydrographique de la Baye de Cadix…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Spain

Period: 1762 (dated)

Publication: Hydrographie Francoise

Color: Hand Color

35 x 22 inches
88.9 x 55.9 cm

Beautifully engraved large scale chart of Cadiz town and bay including Rota, with rhumb lines, soundings and anchorages. The title cartouche is large and decorative. Published by the Depot de la Marine with Prix trente Sols. A very handsome chart.

References: Phillips (A) #588-No. 34.

Condition: A

Soft crease and a little toning along centerfold, else fine.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/5/2003