Auction 112, Lot 348

"[Lot of 2] Carte des Provinces de Caracas, Comana, et Paria… [and] Carte du Nouv. Rme. de Grenade, de la Noule. Andalousie et de la Guyane…",

Subject: Northern South America

Period: 1770-80 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.5 x 8 inches
29.2 x 20.3 cm

First by Nicolas Bellin is an attractive map of the coast of Venezuela with Margarita and Trinidad. It was published in Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages, circa 1770 (11.5 x 7.6"). Second is Rigobert Bonne's map of the northern part of South America from Raynal's Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre, circa 1780 (12.5 8.2").

References:

Condition: B

Bit of light offsetting and faint damp stains.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/28/2005

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