"Carte de l'Isle de la Barbade dressee au Depost des Cartes et Plans de la Marine", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1758 (dated)
Publication: Hydrographie Francoise…
Color: Hand Color
15.7 x 21.7 inches
39.9 x 55.1 cm
One of the finest large-scale maps of Barbados, shown here divided into parishes. Published by the French Admiralty, the map features bold engraving, elaborate cartouche, rhumb lines, topography, anchorages, shoals, rocks, etc. A very handsome chart of the island.
Crisp impression and good color on fine, thick paper. Some very light spots and well repaired tear into map, else very good.