Auction 130, Lot 366

"Carte de l'Isle de Nieves", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Nevis

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

6.3 x 8.5 inches
16 x 21.6 cm

Attractive and detailed map of Nevis in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies. Nevis is a part of present-day St. Kitts-Nevis, an associated state in the British Commonwealth. The map details the topography, names the parishes, and shows the roads, towns, soundings, and anchorages. A compass rose with fleur-de-lys and distance scale complete the composition.

References: Phillips (A) #3508, v.1-84; Sellers & Van Ee #1995.

Condition: A

There is some minor toning in blank margins.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/2/2009