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Auction 144, Lot 118

"Carte de l'Isle de la Grenade", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Grenada

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

6 x 8.2 inches
15.2 x 20.8 cm
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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.

Condition: A

On a full sheet of watermarked paper with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 4/3/2013