Auction 144, Lot 121

"Isle de la Martinique", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 8.5 inches
34.3 x 21.6 cm

Delicately detailed map of the island showing mountains, roads, towns, forts, anchorages and dozens of place names. Exhibiting fine coastal detail, the chart locates Fort Royal and Cul de Sac Royal, Precheur, Le Carbet, Cul de Sac Robert, Pointe de la Caravelle and Bourg et Par de la Trinite. Decorated by an attractive title cartouche that incorporates a distance scale. Marked "Tome I No. 91" at upper right.

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Condition: A+

Watermarked paper with wide original margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 4/3/2013

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