Auction 121, Lot 376

"Carte de l'Isle St. Christophe Pour Servir a l'Intelligence de catte Histoire…", Depot de la Marine

Subject: St. Kitts

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13 x 7.8 inches
33 x 19.8 cm

An attractive, nicely engraved rendering of the island after Bellin with rhumb lines, a fleur-de-lys and excellent detail. This terrific map locates many towns, villages, churches and rivers. The topography of the mountains is particularly well done, using long hachures to create more slope.

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Condition: A

Hinge remnants on verso. Spot lower margin and minor toning along edges, else fine.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/26/2007

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