"Carte de l'Isle de Nieves", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: St. Kitts-Nevis
Period: 1764 (published)
Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime
Color: Hand Color
6.6 x 8.5 inches
16.8 x 21.6 cm
Attractive and detailed map of Nevis in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies. Nevis is a part of present-day St. Kitts-Nevis, an Associated State in the British Commonwealth. The map details the topography, names the parishes, and shows the roads, towns, soundings, and anchorages. Compass rose with fleur-de-lys and distance scale.
References: Phillips (A) #3508, v.1-84; Sellers & Van Ee #1995; Tooley (MCC-81) St. Kitts #39.
Crisp impression on hand laid paper with wide margins. Fine modern hand coloring. One small spot in upper blank area.