Auction 122, Lot 382

"Port de la Havane dans l'isle de Cube", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Black & White

6.3 x 8.5 inches
16 x 21.6 cm

Uncommon small plan of the city and harbor of Havana shows the well protected harbor with its fortifications. Rhumblines with fleur-de-lys at upper left and rococo-style title cartouche. List identifies five important buildings. Soundings and shoals are noted in the harbor.

References: Cueto #188

Condition: B+

On a full sheet of hand laid paper with wide margins and watermark. Some light foxing in margins with a little also within the map image.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/5/2007