Auction 125, Lot 430

"Carte Reduite des Mers du Nord", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: North Atlantic and Arctic Ocean

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.7 x 13 inches
45 x 33 cm

This nice chart is centered roughly on Iceland and covers from the eastern shores of Canada through Greenland to Scandinavia and Britain. The coastlines are intricately drawn with coastal place names the only detail. A fine chart with decorative title cartouche and rhumb lines.

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Condition: A

Issued folding, with a bit of offsetting along one fold that can easily be erased.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/24/2008

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