Auction 128, Lot 711

"Carte de l'Archipel Presentee au Ministre Maurepas", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Greece

Period: 1745 (dated)

Publication: Hydrographie Francoise

Color: Black & White

Size:
21.3 x 30.3 inches
54.1 x 77 cm

Large-scale sea chart of the Greek Archipelago. The handsome chart is finely engraved and crossed with rhumb lines. The seal of the Depot de la Marine is at bottom with Prix Un Franc et demi.

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Condition: A

Fine, sturdy paper and a dark impression with some minor offsetting and surface soil that erases easily.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $350

Closed on 5/20/2009

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