"Carte de la Caroline et Georgie", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Colonial Southeast
Period: 1757 (dated)
Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Black & White
11 x 7.5 inches
27.9 x 19.1 cm
Delicately engraved map of the colonies from Albemarle Sound to the Alatamaha River. It probably owes its origin to the 1752 map of the region by Emanuel Bowen. Numerous English settlements along the coast and Indian villages throughout, including a number west of the Appalachian Mountains. There is more detail in the area west of the Blue Ridge than most maps of the period. Decorative title cartouche.
References: Sellers & van Ee #1384.
On fine hand laid paper with wide, original margins.