Auction 103, Lot 268

"Carte de l'Ocean Occidental…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: North Atlantic

Period: 1746 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.2 x 12.5 inches
46.2 x 31.8 cm

Attractive chart of the Atlantic, north of the equator, delineated with rhumb lines and a large 32-point compass rose. A good portion of each of the continents is shown with major port cities named. The coast of North America is labeled with the colonies Floride, Caroline, Virginie, Pensilvanie and New Angleterre, Ne. Ecosse, and Acadie. The Prime Meridian is shown through I. De Fer. Decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Folding as issued.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/11/2003

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