Auction 109, Lot 334

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

Subject: North Atlantic

Period: 1746 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's L'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 12.6 inches
45.7 x 32 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, New Angleterre, Ne. Ecosse, and Acadie. The Prime Meridian is shown through I. De Fer. Decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/1/2004

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