Auction 140, Lot 365

"Carte Reduite de l'Isle d'Antigue Dressee au Depost des Cartes Plans et Journaux de la Marine pour le Service des Vaisseaux du Roy", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Antigua

Period: 1758 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16.5 x 22.3 inches
41.9 x 56.6 cm

Fine, large-scale map of Antigua provides detailed information on the roads, topography, parishes, towns, settlements, soundings and anchorages. It is decorated with a large, floral-garland draped title cartouche and rhumb lines. Seal of the Depot de la Marine in map and Prix. Dix huit Sols at bottom right.

References: Tooley (MCC-55) #29.

Condition: B+

Printed on sturdy paper with light soiling and some archivally repaired tears in blank margins, a few of which just enter neatline.

Estimate: $600 - $700


Closed on 5/23/2012