Auction 144, Lot 106

"Carte Reduite du Golphe du Mexique et des Isles de l'Amerique…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: La Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 8.3 inches
31.2 x 21.1 cm

A handsome and detailed map of the Caribbean showing numerous place names and covering the region from St. Augustine, Florida, and the Florida peninsula, across the Gulf of Mexico and along the northern coast of South America. An attractive rococo-style title cartouche floats in the upper right corner.

References: Phillips (A) #638.

Condition: A+

Watermarked paper with wide original margins.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 4/3/2013

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