Auction 104, Lot 271

"Carte du Golphe du Mexique et des Isles de l'Amerique", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1754 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 10.7 inches
38.1 x 27.2 cm

Attractive map of the islands of the Caribbean that 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. Delicately engraved title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Good impression and color with watermark. Two minor spots, still very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/10/2003

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