Auction 123, Lot 430

"Carte des Provinces de Caracas, Comana, et Paria, Situees dans l'Amerique Meridionale", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Venezuela

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.5 x 7.6 inches
29.2 x 19.3 cm

Delicately engraved map of the northeastern part of Venezuela, including the islands of Margarita, Trinidad and the Grenadines. The locations of numerous settlements along the Venezuelan coast are noted, including Valencia, Caracas and Cumana. Titled in Dutch along the bottom, Kaart van Provintien Caracas, Comana, en Paria, in Zuid-America.... Engraved by J. van Schley for a Dutch edition of Provost's History of Voyages.

References:

Condition: B+

A sharp impression on a clean sheet with a narrow (1/8") margin on the right binding side.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $85

Closed on 2/20/2008

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