Auction 110, Lot 255

"Carte des Provinces de Tabasco, Chiapa ,Verapaz, Guatimala, Honduras et Yucatan…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Mexico and Central America

Period: 1759 (circa)


Color: Black & White

13.4 x 8 inches
34 x 20.3 cm

Nice detailed map of the Yucatan peninsula and northern Central America. Locates primary harbors, shoals and offshore islands including Cosumel, Ruatan and Bonacca. Guatemala is limited to a narrow strip along the Pacific coast and El Salvador has yet to be carved out of Honduras. Decorated with a fine title cartouche.

References: Kapp (CA) #45 plate X.

Condition: A

A little faint offsetting, still very good.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/2/2005