Auction 134, Lot 357

"Carte des Provinces de Caracas, Comana, et Paria, Situees dans l'Amerique Meridionale", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Venezuela

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

11.5 x 7.6 inches
29.2 x 19.3 cm

Delicately engraved map of the northeastern part of Venezuela, including the islands of Margarita, Trinidad and the Grenadines. The locations of numerous settlements along the Venezuelan coast are noted, including Valencia, Caracas and Cumana. Rocco-style title cartouche. Longitude given at upper scale from the Isle de Fer and below from Paris.


Condition: B+

Nice full sheet of paper with wide margins and watermark. Some light offsetting.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 12/1/2010