Auction 103, Lot 241

"Carte de l'Isle de Sainte Lucie", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: St. Lucia

Period: 1758 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11.75 x 7.75 inches
29.8 x 19.7 cm

Crisply engraved map with much detail of this island in the Windward group. Scores of detail around the island and filled with topographical features inland. Old Fort Francois is located, but no town or village is shown. Decorative title cartouche and fleur-de-lys with north oriented to the left.


Condition: B

Small hole or worm track at center, archivally taped. Lower margin extended, well away from map. Folds as issued.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/11/2003