"Carte de l'Isle St. Christophe", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: St. Kitts
Period: 1758 (circa)
Publication: l' Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
12 x 7.6 inches
30.5 x 19.3 cm
This lovely map of St. Kitts is fully engraved with mountains, rivers, lakes, and towns. The island is shown with twelve quarters and parishes, as opposed to the nine it has now. In the center of the island is a note on the mountains locating the Mont Misery and Mines de Souffre. Decorated with baroque-style title and scale of miles cartouches and a fleur-de-lys.
References: Tooley (MCC-81) St. Kitts #33.
Light offsetting. Old script page numbers at top and bottom in margins.