Auction 114, Lot 319

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

Subject: St. Kitts

Period: 1758 (published)


Color: Hand Color

12 x 7.5 inches
30.5 x 19.1 cm

Lovely map of the island fully engraved with mountains, rivers, lakes, and towns. Decorative title and scale of miles cartouches and fleur-de-lys.

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

Condition: A

Fine impression on thick hand laid paper. Close trimmed at left to neatline with strip of paper attached on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 3/1/2006