Auction 126, Lot 413

"Carte de la Guiane…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana

Period: 1773 (dated)

Publication: Raynal's Histoire Philosophique et Politique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 9 inches
31.2 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 Dutch forts. Rhumb lines radiate from an attractive compass rose. Based on the cartography of D'Anville and engraved by A. van Krevelt.

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Condition: A+

Fine original color with faint stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/3/2008

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