"Carte de l'Isle de la Guadeloupe, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1758 (dated)
Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
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.
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.