Auction 112, Lot 327

"Karte von Dem Mexicanischen Meerbusen und dem Inseln von America Zur allgemeinen Historie der Reisen", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1754 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.8 x 10.8 inches
37.6 x 27.4 cm

Attractive German edition of Bellin's map of the islands of the Caribbean that includes those parts of the United States & Mexico that border the Gulf of Mexico, Central America, and the northern coastline of South America. Routes of several explorers are shown with many coastal place names. Delicately engraved title cartouche.

References:

Condition: A

Dark impression with bit of faint foxing mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/28/2005

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