Auction 128, Lot 449

"Carte de l'Isle de Sainte Lucie", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Lesser Antilles, St. Lucia

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: L'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

12 x 7.7 inches
30.5 x 19.6 cm

This lovely map of the island is fully engraved with mountains, forests, rivers, roads, towns and anchorages. A fleur-de-lis orients the map with north to the left and a bold title cartouche decorates.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #2067.

Condition: A+

On thin hand laid paper with wide margins. Fine impression and later color.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 5/20/2009