Catalog Archive
Auction 156, Lot 379

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

Subject: Grenada

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

6.1 x 8.3 inches
15.5 x 21.1 cm

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

A crisp impression with minor creasing at top right and a few spots of foxing in the blank margins.

Estimate: $80 - $95


Closed on 2/17/2016