Auction 125, Lot 373

"[Lot of 7 Lesser Antilles]", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Black & White

Size:
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Nice set of maps from Bellin's marine atlas. All with rhumb lines and fleur-de-lys. Lot includes:

1) Carte de l'Isle de Saint Vincent, (6.3 x 8.3"). A little light foxing in map.
2) Plan du Port et du Carenage de Cariacoua situe dans las Partie du Sud de l'Isle de St. Vincent, (8.5 x 6.8"). This chart is on a double page, folded sheet.
3) Carte de l'Isle de Antigue, (5.5 x7.8"). Very nice title cartouche.
4) Carte de l'Isle de la Grenade, (6.5 x 8.5").
5) Port et Fort Royal de la Grenade, (6.7 x 8.7"). Light scattered foxing.
6) Plan du Port du Carenage ou Petit Cul de Sac de l'Isle Se. Lucie, (6.3 x 8.3"). Some light scattered foxing mostly in blank margins.
7) Plan du Cul de Sac des Roseaux dans l'Isle de Ste. Lucie, (6.5 x 8.5").

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Condition: A

Each is on a full sheet of fine hand laid paper with full, original margins. All maps very good with some light marginal foxing, except as noted above.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/24/2008

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