Auction 129, Lot 398

"Les Petites Antilles ou les Isles du Vent, avec celles de sous le Vent", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.6 x 9.2 inches
34.5 x 23.4 cm

Nicely engraved map depicting most of the Lesser Antilles from Anguilla to Grenada, including the Windward and Leeward Islands. Scope extends to include Trinidad and the northern coastline of South America. Bellin published two maps showing the Lesser Antilles; this is the larger double-page map. Four distance scales. Finely engraved by Andre.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1964

Condition: B+

Dark impression with full margins. One spot in distance scales and some extra creases along centerfold with some thinning, else fine.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/23/2009

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