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Auction 159, Lot 371

"Carte des Provinces de Cartagene, S Marthe et Venezuela pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colombia & Venezuela

Period: 1754 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

11.6 x 7.7 inches
29.5 x 19.6 cm
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This map is roughly centered on Lago de Maracaibo and includes portions of Colombia and Venezuela, as well as the islands of Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire. Margarita, Trinidad, and the Grenadines. The locations of numerous settlements are noted along the coast, including Cartagena, Santa Marta, Maracaibo and Coro. Decorated with a simple floral cartouche.


Condition: A

Issued folding, now flattened on watermarked paper with one tiny hole caused by a rust spot and a chip at top left that has been replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 9/14/2016