Auction 153, Lot 394

"Carte de l'Isle de la Guadeloupe, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Guadeloupe

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.1 x 8.3 inches
30.7 x 21.1 cm

A very handsome, small map adorned with rhumb lines, fleur-de-lys, and two decorative rococo-style cartouches. Filled with good detail and place names throughout. Also includes the islands of Mari-Galante, Terre d'Enhaut, and Terre d'Enbas.

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Condition: B+

A nice impression on watermarked paper with light offsetting. There are several small damp stains along top edge of sheet, resulting in several short tears, all far from image.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Unsold

Closed on 5/20/2015

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