Auction 112, Lot 329

"Carte de l'Isle St. Christophe", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: St. Kitts

Period: 1758 (published)


Color: Hand Color

12.2 x 7.7 inches
31 x 19.6 cm

An attractive and very crisply engraved map that features two rococo-style cartouches, rhumb lines and a fleur-de-lys. Great detail of the mountains, rivers and anchorages.

References: Tooley (MCC-81) St. Kitts #33.

Condition: A

Very nice impression with old coloring on fine hand laid paper with full margins. Shadow of centerfold toning.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/28/2005