Auction 144, Lot 146

"Carte Reduite des Mers du Nord", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: North Atlantic

Period: 1758 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

17.6 x 13 inches
44.7 x 33 cm

This nice chart is centered roughly on Iceland and covers from the eastern shores of Canada through Greenland to Scandinavia and Britain. The coastlines are intricately drawn with coastal place names the only detail. A fine chart with decorative title cartouche and rhumb lines.


Condition: A

Issued folding on watermarked paper. A binding trim at top right has been professionally replaced with old paper to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $95

Closed on 4/3/2013