Auction 139, Lot 305

"Plan de la Baye et Ville de Portobelo en 1736", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Panama

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

12.8 x 7.5 inches
32.5 x 19.1 cm

This attractive chart shows Portobelo, the important Spanish port city on the northern coast of Panama. Numerous soundings are located and a key at right identifies important locations. The chart is surrounded by a boldly engraved border.


Condition: B+

There is a hint of offsetting in the image and a few small extraneous creases. Issued folding.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 2/15/2012