"Baye et Port d'Yorc Capitale de la Nouvelle Yorc", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: New York, New Jersey
Period: 1764 (published)
Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime
Color: Black & White
6.5 x 8.5 inches
16.5 x 21.6 cm
A great copper engraved chart detailing the entrance to New York Harbor. The city is shown as a tiny village with a fort. Other settlements located include Neversink, Gravesend, Newark, Woodbridge and Ambois. With soundings, anchorages and hazards to navigation located. Delicately engraved rococo-style title cartouche and fleur-de-lis on rhumblines.
References: Phillips (A) #3508 v.1-32.
With full margins and a partial watermark. Some scattered foxing mostly in margins.