Auction 136, Lot 417

"Carte de l'Isle de la Grenade Dressee au Depost des Cartes et Plans de la Marine…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Grenada

Period: 1760 (dated)


Color: Black & White

22.2 x 35 inches
56.4 x 88.9 cm

Large-scale sea chart of this mountainous island in the Windward Islands with great detail of the roads, villages, and ports. Above the decorative title cartouche is a profile showing the coastline from Le Grison to Cap David. Rhumb lines radiate across this handsome chart.

References: Tooley (MCC-62) #11.

Condition: A

Narrow but adequate left margin.

Estimate: $400 - $475


Closed on 6/1/2011