Auction 116, Lot 375

"Carte de l'Isle de Sainte Lucie", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: St. Lucia

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: La Harpe's Abrege de l'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

12 x 7.7 inches
30.5 x 19.6 cm

This lovely map of the island is fully engraved with mountains, forests, rivers, roads, towns and anchorages. Decorative title cartouche and a fleur-de-lis orients the map with north to the left.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #2067.

Condition: A

Good impression and attractive later color.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/20/2006