"Carte de l'Isle de la Grenade", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1758 (dated)
Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
6 x 8.2 inches
15.2 x 20.8 cm
Very well described chart of the island showing administrative subdivisions (Paroisee du Grand Marquis, etc.), villages, churches, watershed, and some relief. Many features are named along the coastline. The rococo-style title cartouche incorporates a distance scale. At lower left "Tom XV in 4o. No. 14" and lower right "Tome 15 in 8o. Page 446."
References: Tooley (MCC-62) Grenada #6; Sellers & Van Ee #2098.
On a full sheet of watermarked paper with marginal soiling.