"Carte de la Guiane Pour servir a l'Hist. des Etablissemens Europeens", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana
Period: 1773 (dated)
Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatiff
Color: Hand Color
12.5 x 9 inches
31.8 x 22.9 cm
Attractive, detailed map of the coast and near-interior of the area showing towns, villages, mountains and watershed. The map locates several forts, including Kyk-Overal, Nassau and Sommelsdyk. A simple title cartouche, rhumb lines and a charming compass rose decorate the map. Engraved by A. van Krevelt.
Fine color and very nice, delicate impression. Full margins. Map has one spot, and a trace of toning along the centerfold.