Auction 130, Lot 373

"Carte des Provinces de Tierra Firme, Darien, Cartagene et Nouvelle Grenade", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colombia and Panama

Period: 1756 (dated)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.2 x 8 inches
25.9 x 20.3 cm

This map of Columbia and the Isthmus of Panama is meticulously engraved with good detail of towns and topography. The map extends to include Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela. It is based on the cartography of D'Anville and engraved by A. van Krevelt.

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Condition: A

Sharp impression and original color with a hint of toning on the centerfold, else fine.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $55

Closed on 12/2/2009

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