"Carte du Golphe du Mexique et des Isles de l'Amerique", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1754 (dated)
Color: Black & White
14.8 x 10.8 inches
37.6 x 27.4 cm
Charming map of the islands of the Caribbean, which includes those parts of the United States & Mexico that border the Gulf of Mexico, Central America, and the northern coastline of South America. Routes of several explorers are shown with many coastal place names. Large decorative cartouche.
Folding as issued. Binding tear just entering border at right. Slight offsetting that can easily be erased. A few wormholes and tracks in blank margins.