Auction 124, Lot 369

"Carte des Provinces de Tierra Firme, Darien, Cartagene et Nouvelle Grenade", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colombia and Panama

Period: 1771 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Portatif…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.2 x 8 inches
25.9 x 20.3 cm

This map of Columbia and the Isthmus of Panama is meticulously engraved with good detail of towns and topography. The map extends to include Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela. It is based on the cartography of D'Anville and was first drawn by Bellin in 1756. This edition was engraved by A. van Krevelt.

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Condition: A+

Fine impression and original color with a faint spot in the top margin, still fine.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $130

Closed on 5/7/2008

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