"Carte des Isles Lucayes", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1764 (published)
Publication: Petite Atlas Maritime
Color: Hand Color
10.5 x 8.3 inches
26.7 x 21.1 cm
This very scarce small map is one of the few atlas maps produced that focuses solely on the Bahamas. The islands are well detailed along with anchorages, shoals and shipping lanes. At left is the coast of Florida and a bit of Cuba. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche.
References: MCC 96, no.879.
Small unobtrusive abrasion, else fine.