Auction 121, Lot 364

"La Partie Francoise de l'Isle de Saint Domingue", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 8.5 inches
34.3 x 21.6 cm

This is a charming illustration of the western half of the island while it was under France's domination. Abundant place name detail is noted along the coastal region while the interior's topography and watershed are nicely developed. Rococo-style title cartouche, rhumblines, compass rose, and fleur-de-lys decorate.

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Condition: B

Toned along centerfold, else very good. On thick hand laid paper with wide margins and watermark.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/26/2007

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