"Carte des Isles Lucayes", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1764 (published)
Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale
Color: Black & White
10.5 x 8.3 inches
26.7 x 21.1 cm
This 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: Tooley (MCC-96) #879.
Light toning and a little offsetting, else very good. Wide original margins.