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Auction 106, Lot 256

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

Subject: St. Lucia

Period: 1758 (circa)


Color: Black & White

12.4 x 8.2 inches
31.5 x 20.8 cm
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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-lis with north oriented to the left.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #2067.

Condition: B

A bit of faint foxing, else very good.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/3/2004