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Auction 118, Lot 474

"Carte de l'Isle La Guadeloupe", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Guadeloupe

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: l' Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 8.3 inches
30.5 x 21.1 cm

A very handsome, small map adorned with rhumb lines, fleur-de-lys, two decorative rococo-style cartouches. Filled with good detail and place names throughout. Also includes the islands of Mari-Galante, Terre d'Enhaut and Terre d'Enbas.

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Condition: B

Some light offsetting, else very good.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/6/2007

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