Auction 157, Lot 396

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

Subject: Guadeloupe

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 8.3 inches
30.5 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: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with faint offsetting and one spot of foxing in the image at bottom center. There is light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Unsold

Closed on 5/4/2016

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