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