Auction 114, Lot 328

"[Lot of 2] Carte de la Guyane [and] La Ville de Cayenne de Stad Cayenne", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: South America - Northern

Period: 1765 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

See Description

1) Carte de la Guyane is a lovely map of the northeastern coast of South America covering the English, Dutch (Suriname) and French possessions in Guyana. The map is nicely detailed and very decorative with a compass rose, rhumb lines and a fine title cartouche (12 x 8.6" ).

2) La Ville de Cayenne is an interesting bird's eye plan of the town of Cayenne in French Guyana. It was designed by J.N. Bellin and engraved by Jan van Schley for a Dutch edition (10.7 x 8.5" ).


Condition: A

Folding as issued. Light foxing in margins.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 3/1/2006