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Auction 130, Lot 275

"Carte de la Baye de Baston Situee dans la Nouvelle Angleterre", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Boston, Massachusetts

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Le Petit Maritime Atlas

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 8.5 inches
16.5 x 21.6 cm
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The complex nature of the islands, waterways and navigation hazards leading to Boston are illustrated on this small chart. The cities of Boston, Charlestown, Chelsea, Weymouth, and Hingham are shown and the chart is embellished with rhumb lines and a fleur-de lys.

References: Phillips (A) #3508-30

Condition: A+

Sharp impression, original color and wide original margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/2/2009