Auction 110, Lot 325

"Carte Reduite des Mers du Nord …", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: North Atlantic and Arctic Ocean

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 13 inches
45.2 x 33 cm

Copper engraved chart centered roughly on Iceland. Includes all of Great Britain, Scandinavia, the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia and the Gulf of Finland. In the west are a largely blank Greenland, Isle James and Labrador. A fine chart with decorative title cartouche and rhumb lines.


Condition: A

Issued folded with some minor creasing. Couple of tiny unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 3/2/2005