Auction 127, Lot 406

"Carte de l'Isle de la Grenade Dressee au Depost des Cartes et Plans de la Marine…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Grenada

Period: 1760 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.2 x 35 inches
56.4 x 88.9 cm

Large-scale sea chart of this mountainous island in the Windward Islands with great detail of the roads, villages, and ports. Above the decorative title cartouche is a profile showing the coastline from Le Grison to Cap David. Rhumb lines radiate across this handsome chart. Issued by the Depot de la Marine with its seal at bottom and Prix trente Sols.

References: Tooley (MCC-62) #11.

Condition: A

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $325

Closed on 2/25/2009