"Carte des Isles des Vierges", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Virgin Islands
Period: 1764 (circa)
Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime…
Color: Hand Color
9.7 x 8 inches
24.6 x 20.3 cm
An uncommon chart focusing on the Virgin Islands with particularly good detail for a small map. The handsome chart is embellished with a compass rose, rhumb lines and a shell-shaped title cartouche.
References: Phillips (A) #3508 v.1-77.
A nice impression on watermarked paper with very wide margins, light soiling and some abrasions within the title cartouche.