Auction 103, Lot 265

"Coste du Nord est de l'Isle de Juan Fernandez", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Chile

Period: 1758 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 7.5 inches
27.9 x 19.1 cm

Small sea chart of Cumberland Bay, on the northeast side of Juan Fernandez Island. This island was made famous by Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe as the island upon which he was marooned. This map is topped by a view of the same bay. Decorative cartouche and compass rose with fleur-de-lys.

References:

Condition: A

Strong impression, delicate coloring. Small wormhole in wide blank margin.

Estimate: $90 - $110

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/11/2003

Archived