Auction 119, Lot 419

"Suite des Isles Antilles 2. Partie", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 8.6 inches
17 x 21.8 cm

Strongly engraved map portraying the islands of Guadeloupe, Marie Galante, Dominique and Martinique with good coastal detail. Decorative rococo-style title cartouche with distance scale, rhumb lines and fleur-de-lys enhance.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1965.

Condition: A

Printed on thick hand-laid paper with wide margins and portion of watermark. One spot in map, still very good.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/9/2007