Auction 129, Lot 450

"Carte Reduite des Mers du Nord…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: North Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.7 x 13 inches
45 x 33 cm

This nice chart is centered roughly on Iceland and covers from the eastern shores of Canada through Greenland to Scandinavia and Britain. The coastlines are intricately drawn with coastal place names the only detail. A fine chart with decorative title cartouche and rhumb lines.

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Condition: A+

Fine impression and coloring. Issued folded, now flattened.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/23/2009

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