Auction 119, Lot 421

"Les Petites Antilles ou les Isles du Vent", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 8.7 inches
16.5 x 22.1 cm

A nicely engraved, copper plate map depicting the islands of the West Indies from the Virgin Islands to Grenada. The sheet has a decorative title cartouche, rhumb lines and fleur-de-lys. Engraved for Bellin by Croisey.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1964.

Condition: B

Printed on a large sheet of thick hand-laid paper with wide margins and a portion of a watermark. A couple spots, else very good.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/9/2007