"Carte du Golphe du Mexique et des Isles de l'Amerique", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1754 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
14.7 x 10.6 inches
37.3 x 26.9 cm
Attractive 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 rococo-style title cartouche.
Lovely old color. Couple of printer's creases and one tiny hole by cartouche resulting from a paper flaw. Folding as issued.