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Auction 118, Lot 467

"Carte des Isles Lucayes", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Bahamas

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.

Condition: B

Light toning and a little offsetting, else very good. Wide original margins.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $600

Closed on 3/6/2007