Auction 112, Lot 263

"Ville de Manathe ou Nouvelle-Yorc", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colonial New York

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

6.3 x 8.1 inches
16 x 20.6 cm

Charming plan of colonial New York City based on a hand drawn map by J.B.L. Franquelin in 1693. It depicts the fortifications at the tip of Manhattan.

References: Augustyn & Cohen, pp. 50-51; Phillips (A) #3508, Vol. #3.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $750

Closed on 9/28/2005